VERY IMPORTANT THOUGHTS: HOMESHAKE - "Cash Is Money"

VERY IMPORTANT THOUGHTS: HOMESHAKE – “Cash Is Money”

A new feature! This is essentially where Elissa and I bang out a bunch of track reviews really quick without having to dedicate any more time than it takes to listen to them. Here’s what we do: one of us…

FEATURE: Numero Group's Capitol City Soul

FEATURE: Numero Group’s Capitol City Soul

I haven’t really written about Numero Group or their releases before. That’s partially because they’re new to me and partially because everything they release is pretty old. The label’s goal (by their admission) is to collect and preserve music that…

FEATURE: Static Synopsis 7/19/2014 - 7/25/2014

FEATURE: Static Synopsis 7/19/2014 – 7/25/2014

Ah, what a week! The weather has been feeling more like fall than summer here, but I’m okay with that after the stretch of 90+ degree days we were having. There were a few guest posts this week from people…

FEATURE: Static Synopsis 7/12/2014 - 7/18/2014

FEATURE: Static Synopsis 7/12/2014 – 7/18/2014

Hey everyone! Static Synopsis is a new feature I’ll be putting up every Friday. Static + Distance doesn’t seek to be a resource for new music. There are a ton of sites out there who do that way better than…

FEATURE: the memory palace - "We've Forgotten James Powell"

FEATURE: the memory palace – “We’ve Forgotten James Powell”

Alright, so this is something a bit different from what I’ve been featuring here. The memory palace is hands down my favorite podcast. It’s essentially a collection of stories from various points in history, but they’re not told like a…

NEWS: John Darnielle Announces Novel And Book Tour!

NEWS: John Darnielle Announces Novel And Book Tour!

If you’ve ever seen the Mountain Goats perform you know what an excellent storyteller John Darnielle can be. His lyrics are full of tales of love, hate, loneliness, community… emotions culled from every end of the spectrum. So, it’s exciting…