Category Archives: Neko Case

Honey in Your Ear

I’m not sure how it turned out that I’d be seeing so many concerts in a short period of time, but yesterday was the case/lang/veirs show at Prospect Park, only four days after Nellie McKay in Manhattan. I have tickets … Continue reading

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Taking Is Too Easy, But That’s the Way It Is

case/lang/veirs – This supergroup, inspired by the Traveling Wilburys, consists of Neko Case, k.d. lang, and Laura Veirs. I’m a fan of Neko’s, and she’s popular enough now that you’re probably aware of her powerful, distinctive voice. I’ve obviously heard … Continue reading

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They Say We Can’t Make This Stuff Up, But What Else Could We Make?

The New Pornographers, Brill Bruisers – The fifth album by this supergroup is pretty much their usual style, heavy on arrangements and harmonies. The tunes are catchy and the lyrics sound epic, but I never really have any idea what … Continue reading

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Academy of Mutants

Since I’ve been thinking a bit about superheroes recently, I thought it might not be a bad idea to write about the X-Men cartoon from the 1990s, which was how I was introduced to most of those characters. I don’t … Continue reading

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The Future Sound

If you’re a fan of They Might Be Giants, you’ve probably seen that there’s a free download of the band performing their first album live in concert. I understand they did a few shows recently where they performed all of … Continue reading

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Father’s on the Drink Again

A song I heard a week or so ago that I hadn’t listened to in a while is “Story,” by the Minus 5, which is on their first album Old Liquidator. It’s a pretty amusing track, basically a short story … Continue reading

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All of You Lie About Something

Neko Case: The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You – This monstrosity of a title belongs to Neko’s newest album, which is excellent as usual. Compared to previous albums of … Continue reading

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