White Stripes – Elephant

‘Elephant’, released in 2003 by The White Stripes is in the Top 10 best records of the last 15 years. No doubt. Their previous album ‘White Blood Cells‘ had brought them mainstream success on a smaller scale and set them up for bigger things. They delivered with ‘Elephant‘, and album with which they used 60’s recording equipment and no computers. They also recorded in a ‘non … Continue reading White Stripes – Elephant

Josh Ritter: The Animal Years

Josh Ritter’s “The Animal Years” was released in 2006 through Independent Records. He was also named one of the “100 Greatest Living Songwriters” by Paste magazine the same year, and this album holds many of the reasons why. Its 49 minutes in length, but with the way it makes you smile,wonder, and stop and think it feels like a friend you’ve known for years. I’ve seen Josh … Continue reading Josh Ritter: The Animal Years