I turned 28 today [January 3, 2017]. That means I have lived 10,220 days, 336 months, and have completed 28 rotations around the sun. Twenty-eight isn’t a significant birthday at all, but I wanted to start collecting a playlist of songs to represent each year of my life. It was hard to do because I… Read More 28 songs for my 28 years on earth
I have a confession: I missed a lot of new albums this year because my nose was buried in books (more on that later). There were a lot of bands who released highly anticipated albums as well as a few indie artists who splashed onto the scene. Here are ten of my favorites, which surprisingly… Read More Favorite albums of 2015
[Update: Richard Edwards is releasing his first solo album. Read about it here.] Richard Edwards is set to release a box set of rarities recorded by his feverishly followed band, Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s. The Bride on the Boxcar – A Decade of Margot Rareties: 2004-2014 will provide fervent fans with demos… Read More Richard Edwards on his rotted gut and a decade of rarities
The name doesn’t really make sense. I was going to put really gritty songs and some synthy pop on a playlist and sorta changed a lot of the songs eventually. The flow isn’t perfect, but there are some good up beat songs as well as some slower, melodic ones. I made a Spotify playlist, so… Read More “Grit and Glitter” playlist
Richard Edwards, the singer-songwriter behind Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s, just released a demo on his Soundcloud account titled “Something Wicked.” Edwards, who has released music under the Margot band umbrella since 2004, has changed his sound over the years. First the band was almost an orchestra with horns and strings. The chamber… Read More Listen to a demo from Richard Edwards
I’ll keep this short and sweet. Here are ten albums I dug this year, in alphabetical order by the musician, and why I like them. I’m giving myself a tweet (140 characters) to explain why I like each release.
Richard Edwards has been hard at work recording Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s fifth LP as well as filming an intimate 16 mm film that will give us insight into his life, both personal and musical. The new album, which was affectionately known simply as LP5 for a long time was given a title last… Read More Listen to a new track from Margot and the Nuclear So and So’s