i decided to have one topical post per month.
so, here is the first of twelve “album of the month” posts for 2010!
one of the biggest influences on my life has been music.
i often wish that my life was a musical. music for me has always been a way for me to express my emotions: certain songs spark vivid memories of my child and teenage years.
i go through the occasional like for popular music,
but i always circle back to my roots: indie rock.
naturally, my album of the month pick reflects this:
so for january i have chosen vampire weekend’s contra.
i love this album, and simply can’t get enough of it.
brilliant lyrics, complex rhythms, and sophisticated melodies.