DON'T SETTLE FOR CONVENIENCE
WHEN IT COMES TO THE SOUND OF YOUR MUSIC

I've worked for great men, pioneers of music and high end audio. I'm honored and grateful that I learned so much from them.

I write about music and hifi for The Daily Swarm, Positive-Feedback.com, and Big Black Disc (vinyl blog). I've worked my ass off building a solid readership over the years....

Here's part of the reason....

 

Mine is No Better Than Yours Top Ten List for 2011

Written by: Michael Mercer

I still like the phrase “Desert Island Disc List”—but the commercialization of any fitting term will soil it forever. It’s a shame actually, as the term more closely expresses the personal nature of any top ten list ( favorite songs, sports, authors, furniture, presidents, sex toys, or favorite speakers and amplifier). While the act of making a list displays a certain level of selfishness (assuming other people would care about your taste—as if your choices hold a deeper significance than your readers)…..

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Elbow premieres brand new video for 'Open Arms'


Elbow also recently produced a limited edition art and lyrics book for their European tour. This beautifully crafted 60-page piece of work features Garvey in conversation with Oli East, the artist behind Seldom Seen Kid and build a rocket boys! artwork, who describes his story behind the unique imagery seen on these two landmark albums. A limited number of copies are still available on the bands official online merchandise store.

Elbow perform ‘open arms’ live at Blueprint Studios in Salford. ‘open arms’ is available on their new album ‘build a rocket boys!