Working Through It: Mates of State – Mountaintops

I had picked up on the Mates of State on their prior album, Re-Arrange Us. It caught my attention but I didn't love it. But it was good enough that I started looking into their back catalogue and keeping an eye on their future. In case you don't know them, Mates of State is a... Continue Reading →


Working Through It: The Pogues’ If I Should Fall From Grace With God

spotify:album:4V92Puney9WxGPecKtLG4L On their first two efforts, Red Roses For You, and Rum, Sodomy, and The Lash, The Pogues established themselves as one of the most interesting, if novel, bands in post-punk London. The band, led by Shane MacGowan, traded fuzzbox guitars for mandolins and pipes to create a sound as powerful as any, more "mainstream",... Continue Reading →

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