music + art + design + museums + hot dogs
  • Port Of Morrow, the new album from The Shins, sounds great on vinyl. I was a little disappointed in the quality of the sleeve at first (Thanks Columbia Records), but the record itself is great. Probably 120 grams, not quite ‘heavyweight’, but good quality and sounds amazing on my basic setup of a Technics SL-1200MK2 turntable, Denon receiver and Infinity speakers. 

    I am however super sad to learn the vinyl 7” for ‘Simple Song’ I purchased a few weeks ago is backed with an album track (‘September’) and not a proper b-side. Not cool James. 

  • The release of Sigur Ros’ new live album & DVD reminded me of my first time seeing this band in 2006. I’ve seen dozens of Ryman shows since and not one has matched what we experienced that night.