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peter likes music // 2010

Peter’s grandfather regularly remarks that he believes music continues to get better and better.  Peter has to agree.

Peter liked a lot of things in 2010.  Mostly he liked the music.  let me count the reasons:

favorite songs
favorite 20 albums
top 5 albums
top 5 eps

favorite official videos
favorite live videos
favorite concerts



Morning Benders x Paul McCartney = Beach Boys 2012?

Something about  this Morning Benders cover of Macca’s Ram On makes me think of what Brian Wilson’s music might have sounded like if he were born in 1980.

Morning Benders : “Ram On” (Paul McCartney cover) :

listen party // Miniature Tigers : “Fortress”

Listen to the awesome, new, Morning-Bender-ish (produced by Chris Chu) album by Miniature Tigers here.

Miniature Tigers // Fortress : “Gold Skull” :

new favorite album // Morning Benders : “Big Echo”

The Morning Benders // “Big Echo” : 2010.03.09 : Rough Trade
genre power baroque
sounds like wall of Roccoco.  air conditioning and soft carpet.  calling for the captain ashore.  tea kettle whistles, water glass percussion and kitchen sink acoustics. a platter of ripe fruit.
notes I don’t feel I’m being over the top when I say it reminds me of a good Beatles album.  it’s quite obvious this was produced by Chris Taylor.
verdict best album of the year?

“Cold War” :

see also : this incredible video

Morning Benders “Excuses” in the studio

A superb wall of pop leaning forward through this Big Echo song—perfectly captured by