Author Archives: Dave

Dave’s 111 Favorite Songs of 2013

The first occasion upon which I wrote a year end list of favorite songs, I landed on 111 tunes I absolutely couldn’t exclude. Excluding last year, when I was even less of a part time blogger than I happen to be presently, I have kept up the tradition. That tradition remains in place despite a… Continue Reading

[listen] Twin Peaks // Come Bother Me

A few short weeks from now will mark the five year anniversary of tympanogram burgeoning into this cruel blog world. The site has not continued uninterrupted since that fateful day, so one could be forgiven for neglecting to consider this an official anniversary. But technically, we’ve been open for mediocre business nearly five years. Five… Continue Reading

Some Albums I Enjoyed In 2013

I didn’t listen to as many albums in 2013 as I assuredly have in previous years of running this blog. The following will certainly bear that out, as will my list of favorite songs from 2013. Regardless of what I didn’t listen to, there was a lot I did and subsequently enjoyed in 2013. Here… Continue Reading

[listen] Bombay Bicycle Club // Luna

Consider me a fanboy if you will – I have been smitten with the music of Bombay Bicycle Club since the first notes hit my ears some years ago. This afternoon, while continuing to compose my 2013 year-end lists and simultaneously checking Twitter, word of the latest single from BBC’s forthcoming junior effort (can we… Continue Reading

[listen] Abram Shook // Coastal

It is not difficult to become consumed with the weather. As it is, it’s hard avoiding awareness of the weather at all times. There is a clear connect between casual conversations with people you fork money to over to for purchased goods and services revolving principally about the weather. Temperature and precipitation factor into daily… Continue Reading