"....the two players I liked watching the most were Barry Larkin and Eric Davis. I was suitably entertained by their effortless skill that I didn't need them crashing into walls like a squirrel on a coke binge." - dsmith421
In those things which we commit to practice we can master, and with mastery we have the freedom to use these skills whenever we desire, without this practice we are slaves to our inability.
Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
In my opinion, not as good as Strawberry Jam, but still an excellent album. The new album seems to be garnering some serious acclaim and support. It's being played everywhere in Portland. Two weeks before the album actually came out, I heard the album in a bar, in a car at a stop light, and another apartment in my building. I think it may have the potential to be one of the great albums of our generation, signaling, perhaps even, a newfound public acceptence of electronic music.
Dido - Safe Trup Home
Raisel Ghul, the Demon's Head
After a looong 2 years John Vanderslice is back with a new album, Romanian Names (out in May). Here is a song from that record, as performed by Mr. Vanderslice and a 30-piece orchestra.
Here is a higher quality version: