I realize that writing something with the above title might cast me as a Grinch. But that is not the case. I like the holidays — decorating, lights, giving and receiving, winter meals and wintry beers. But I have a hard time getting excited about very much holiday music. There are modern Christmas albums out there from bands... Read more »
We all know Zooey Deschanel sang Christmas carols on Elf. But her actual band, She & Him is continually impressive (doesn’t hurt to have guitar virtuoso M. Ward scoring you). A Very She & Him Christmas is their 2011 take on holiday standards, and a solid, no frills update (even my parents enjoyed it when... Read more »
If you look up O’Holy Night on YouTube, you’ll find every single female artist short of Rebecca Black covering it. It’s good to see some bands get creative with Christmas music. With that, here’s a cool Xmas track from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Merry Christmas eve!
I miss Grandaddy. They make me think of college. It has been nearly a decade since you either loved Grandaddy or had never heard of them. No longer an active band, they’re still kinda like that, slowly gathering appreciators in the little ripple of wake left behind. They always did kinda make you cock your... Read more »