The Blazing Top 50 Albums of 2012: 30 to 21 [Day 3]

#30 The Shins Port Of Morrow Columbia Records [2012] Five years is a lifetime in the music scene but that is exactly how long it has been since the release of The Shins last record Wincing The Night Away [2007]. The band of course changed as The Shins are mostly James Mercer now but the … Read more

Dirty Projectors: Swing Lo Magellan [Album Review]

Dirty Projectors Swing Lo Magellan Domino Records [2012] Fire Note Says: Dirty Projectors give us a beautiful summertime headphone record! Album Review: Is it possible for a record to be both avant garde and accessible at the same time,to be both simple and complex? If the record is Swing Lo Magellan, the new album from … Read more