VERY IMPORTANT THOUGHTS: Math the Band - "Wear Wolf Fever" & Special Bonus Video

VERY IMPORTANT THOUGHTS: Math the Band – “Wear Wolf Fever” & Special Bonus Video

In case you missed the last edition of Very Important Thoughts, this is essentially where Elissa and I do speed reviews. One of us picks the song, we start at the same time, then chat about it while it plays….

FEATURE: Static Synopsis 7/26/2014 - 8/1/2014

FEATURE: Static Synopsis 7/26/2014 – 8/1/2014

This week’s edition of Static Synopsis was cobbled together while I prepared to go to see Tycho perform here in Portland. If you’re unfamiliar with them, then check out literally anything he/they’ve done (depending on which album it’s either Scott…

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…