Tag Archives: Fleetwood Mac

The Self-Hating Hipster’s Top 52 Tracks of 2012

8 Feb

You may notice that this list is all over the place.  I could have picked two or three songs off of each album on my Top 12 Albums of 2012, but that would have taken up over half of the list.  So it became my intention to spread the love and highlight as many album peaks as possible.   Continue reading

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Nine Post-Punk Openers From ‘79

4 Dec

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Originally posted on Pop ‘stache

1979 was a truly unbelievable year in music.  The Clash put out London Calling at the end of the flash in the pan that was “punk” music.  In the rock realm, Pink Floyd released Continue reading

TOPS – Tender Opposites

17 Apr

TOPS is the Montreal-based foursome of singer/synth Jane Penny, guitarist David Carriere, bassist Tom Gillies and drummer Riley Fleck.  Their debut, Tender Opposites, was released in February of this year on Arbutus Records (also home to Grimes).  I read only two things prior to hearing this record: 1) The production is similar to “new” Ariel Pink, and 2) TOPS bites a Fleetwood Mac sound, particularly Continue reading