Monthly Archives: December 2010

Garth’s Hottest 50 (Best Songs of 2010) (Part II: 1-25)

This half is (not purposely) more Australian than 26-50. Oh, and after this, I’ll be away until the end of January. Thanks to everyone who has read anything that I’ve written in the past month. 25: Where I’m Going by … Continue reading

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First Listen: Yeasayer’s Free Live Album

Just to add to your Christmas presents. Can be downloaded for any price (including $0) at this website. And if you’re interested, I have ten more songs to write about in my list of best songs of the year, so … Continue reading

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First Listen: Klaxons’ New Free EP

Klaxons have released a free EP titled Landmarks of Lunacy. It can be downloaded at their site. And the second half of my top songs of the year will be up in the next two days. Sorry for the slight … Continue reading

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Garth’s Hottest 50 (Best Songs of 2010) (Part I: 26-50)

And to think that at the beginning of the year I thought that 2010 might not musically hit the heights of its predecessor. I was completely wrong. Here is an unfounded attempt at the impossible: trying to rank songs that … Continue reading

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Collaboration between Sufjan Stevens, Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry and The National’s Aaron and Bryce Dessner? Great. Said collaborators doing Christmas music? Greatest.

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Hear This Song Today: Treehouse by Gold Fields

As far as debut singles go, this one by Australian band Gold Fields is pretty excellent. Apparently recorded in their bedroom, Treehouse definitely reminds me of Miami Horror-especially that bass line- but without the synth overload. I’ll keep this short … Continue reading

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Hear This Artist Today: Lacey Cole

Everyone knows length is a vital thing to consider in the construction of a song. Very few people actually enjoy listening to Siberian Breaks by MGMT or Led Zeppelin’s in My Time Of Dying purely because it feels like the … Continue reading

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