June 30, 2009
Features include their five favorite nonsensical Wilco lyrics.
Yesterday's updates to the 2009 Bonnaroo music festival live show downloads page include lossless bittorrent downloads of the Beastie Boys and Phish shows.
I wonder, however, if the album format--either recorded or live-is too contradictory to our contemporary listening habits. Might not we prefer a carefully crafted set list; one that would prevent too many slow songs from occurring in a row or ensure a variety of tempos? And what if all of our favorite songs are spread out over a few different records? I mean, who wants to hear those contemplative songs that don't sound as good without the dulcimer and horn section that were added during the recording?
The Art of Manliness lists the 50 essential non-fiction adventure books.
Newsweek lists 50 books for our times.
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