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This is the third in a series of year-end articles by WOUB contributors. Check out all of this year’s lists at this link. 1. Wilco, Star Wars This sounds like no other Wilco album to date. It’s very aggressive, thanks to Nels Cline’s guitar work (Cline is listed as number 82 on Rolling Stone’s list of… Read More
This is the sixth in a series of year-end blog posts by WOUB staff, volunteers and contributors. Check out all of this year’s lists at this link. This has been my favorite year for new music in quite some time. The first seven albums on this list could all be my #1 choice, depending on… Read More
Athens musician and Donkey Coffee owner Chris Pyle shares his top music picks of 2013, including albums by Arcade Fire, Kacey Musgraves and Bill Callahan.
Donkey Coffee owner and Athens musician Chris Pyle shares his top music picks of 2012, including releases by Jack White, Beach House, Rumer and Rodriguez.
1. tUnE-yArDs, w h o k i l l: Merrill Garbus melded African beats with indie-rock sensibilities and created my favorite record of the year. More of a project than a band, most of the music is looped and sampled on this record (and for her live show) but amazingly, it manages to sound organic… Read More