Tag Archives: walter schreifels

Best of 2010

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. I shall jump on the choochoo-blogger-train of end of year lists, and make a couple myself… The year was full of amazing shows, of great releases, of awesome collaborations and of wonderfully long days spent with one artist after the other. After days of changing my mind […]

Video of the Week #30

No need to write for the 15 millionth time how in love I am with Walter Schreifels. Rival Schools are, after ten years, back on track (as in “reunited”) and will be on tour in Spring 2011, which I am obviously thrilled about. I’m a little partial to this video – after such a slick, […]

one hundred scary monsters

In one of my favorite books of all-time (Maya, by Jostein Gaarder) the narrator discusses the weird fascination humans have with places, things, events, given they are within a particular set of circumstances. He gives the example of ‘desert islands’ or ‘paradises’; here is a rough translation into English: Our species finds a strange attraction […]

the National: vorfreude.

remember how excited I got about Walter Schreifels playing in Vienna a couple of months ago? Yeah, that’s roughly how I feel about seeing the National live tonight (Walter is still my idol though and I still want to marry him, which is not quite true of Matt as he looks a little like a […]