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It's another week and and another band we (I?) love is splitting up. This time it is The Long Blondes.
We'd love to hear about any other show-going or firework-exploding madness that ensued during your holiday weekends. Please share!
The Long Blondes are coming to Neumos on Wednesday, May 28th with 17th Chapter and Ms. Led and Three Imaginary Girls is proud to be presenting the show! We'd love to treat a couple lucky imaginary readers to a pair of tickets to the big show.
In which we gather up a sampling of free MP3s from the web so you don't have to!
Sometimes I think it takes me waaay too long to come up with my Top 20 albums of a given year. There are a lot of internal debates and arguments that really have no right answer. Really, you reach a point where all the albums are good but how to rank them gets to be quite the challenge. This year was chock full of good music (not matter what the naysayers might groan). I counted something like 175+ albums worth mentioning in 2007, and that is only a tip of the iceberg when it comes to everything that was released in the year. However, I did whittle it down to 20... well, 22 if you count my 2 EP exception (EP's don't count as real albums).
If you're interested in some sub-lists, like my albums "with apologizes" (albums I didn't hear but should have) or "best imports" or "most disappointing" (hint, the band who made it rhymes with Milo Biley), check it out here.
So, here we go:
#21 The EP's - Two EP's made me happy this year, and really, they would be in the top 20, but it seems unfair to me to include EP's versus albums. They're both UK pop, and they're both brilliant in their own cute way.
Los Campesinos! Sticking Fingers Into Sockets (Thanks to igLiz for this band!)