Neutral Milk Hotel- In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Kanye West- My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
As a huge Arcade Fire fan (and a pretty decent fan of LCD Soundsystem), I was actually pretty disappointed in Reflektor.
But it breaks my heart that you're seeing the Pixies and I'm not.
I don't love it quite as much as The Suburbs but that's hardly indicative of how good Reflektor is. I really, really love Reflektor.
I didn't get anything on Record Store Day. I'd rather just get something I'm interested in on eBay rather than have to wait in lines going halfway down the block at some ridiculously early hour. Although I kind of wish I had for the Kinks stuff that came out a year or two ago.
One of my all time favorite albums was reissued this week in a 5-disc deluxe edition - Superunknown by Soundgarden. It's got a bunch of rehearsals, demos, and b-sides, and a 5.1 mix that I can't listen to because I don't have a way to (with headphones anyway). But it also comes with this download code for the album remixed in 11.1 (!!!). The sound is incredible. It lets you flip back and forth between 11.1 and regular stereo and it's like night and day; like mono and stereo.
I've become disgusted with stereo. This is 2014. What are we, cavemen?
I'll have to look for this. Love Soundgarden.