Month in Review: November 2011

  • by David Greenwald | 12.9.2011

James Ferraro
James Ferraro / photo by David Greenwald

Here’s everything I posted on Rawkblog last month. Enjoy.

* Why You Should Sign Up For My Digital Record Club
* #SciFiHoldSteady Lyrics

New Music:
* Premiere: The Explorers Club – “Sweet Delights”
* Premiere: Dylan Gilbert – “I Was Young”
* Projectionists – “I Never Wanted Anything”
* A$AP Rocky – LiveLoveASAP Mixtape
* Rhett Miller – “Happiness” (Elliott Smith cover)
* Pageants – “Edible Rust”
* Bry Webb – “Rivers of Gold”
* The Lake Poets – “How Do You Love Me?”
* Lucy Rose – “Middle of the Bed”
* Review: Atlas Sound – Parallax
* Dolorean – “Thinskinned”
* Teletextile – “What If I”
* Lemuria – “Pleaser”
* Review: Little Horn – Twelve EP

Photos/Live Reviews:
* Jon Brion (And Fiona Apple) at Largo, 11.18.11
* Ryan Adams @ Berkeley Street Studios, 11.16.11
* Real Estate, Big Troubles and James Ferraro at the Echoplex, 11.12.11
* In One Wind, Big Moves and Gothic Trouble at the Silverlake Lounge, 11.03.11

Videos:
* High Highs – Untitled New Song
* High Highs – “Flowers Bloom”
* Ryan Adams – “Heartbreak a Stranger” (Bob Mould cover, 11.22.11)
* Lord Huron – “The Man Who Lives Forever”
* North Highlands – “Benefits”
* Keaton Henson – “You Don’t Know How Lucky You Are”
* ARMS – “Three Mile Island” (Live at Grasslands, 11.11.11)
* Sondre Lerche – “Domino”
* Craft Spells – “Your Tomb” (They Shoot Music Don’t They Session)
* Jens Lekman – Tiny Desk Concert
* Real Estate – “It’s Real”
* The Miracals – “Give Me a Chance”

News + Links
* Lambchop, Kisses, Jens Lekman
* “Heaven Adores You,” A New Elliott Smith Doc, Looking For Funding

And over on Rawktumblr:
* How We Drowned in the 2011 Buzz Ocean
* A project for someone who likes music blogging and has some free time
* On “In the iTunes Age, Do We Need the Record Store?”
* Things I’ve Learned About Awards Shows
* The Shadow (1994)
* On “Dealing With Your Own Cultural Relevance (At Age 28)”
* Bradford Cox Revisited
* Review: Melancholia
* 14 Ways Music Blogs Could Be Useful Again