OK just call me Jenny Come Lately, but I have a bad enough memory as it is and leaving 2007 to the dogs for the sake of promptness seems a little harsh. This was a year I fell down completely in my record buying duties, fell in love with a few more songs, and saw a little less live music than I would have liked. Given all this, I’m not going to do a simple Album or Gig of the Year list but instead an unrepeatable, inadvisable, thrown-together list of various things that have troubled the musical part of my brain in 2007.
Verily, Stuff of the Year!
A Few Albums of the Year Cutting Pink With Knives
Probably one of the most compact albums of the year, with sixteen tracks packed into 24 minutes, Populuxxe is a bit of a thrill ride through genres I know nothing about, but the pop of its title packs a sucker punch to elitism. The songs clatter headlong into one another with all the impact of the injury but none of the resulting ache…