Writing for Blanko

When I married Joe, I knew I was marrying a man who had already found his first love. That we can share an experience in the creative process that consumes so much space in his world is one of the most enjoyable aspects of our relationship. (Note: this is the least naïve statement in this entire post.) I was not gifted with a musical talent, but my love for music has been a central part of my life for a long time. I believe that creatives build their communities in ways that are both translucent and panchromatic. This isn’t a […]

Favorite Songs of 2010

Favorites Songs of 2010 This may be a little premature, I will likely find songs I love on recently released albums and upcoming releases that should be on this list, but the need to distract myself from more important things has taken over. Here is my Best of 2010 list.  Best Album: High Violet, The National Honorable Mentions: The Local Natives: Gorilla Manor, The Walkmen: Lisbon and Danger Mouse and Sparklehorse: Dark Night of the Soul Favorites Songs: (In no particular order) “Castles in the Snow” Twin Shadow “Conversation 16” The National “World News” Local Natives Most Emotional Reaction to a Song in 2010 “Volunteers” Megafaun Top 3 Live Shows […]