Tag Archives: the decemberists

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 39 (MAR 29 – APR 4)

by bmac I think Pringles’ initial intention was to make tennis balls, but on the day that the rubber was supposed to show up, a big truckload of potatoes arrived. And Pringles is a laid-back company — they said, ‘Fuck it. Cut ‘em up.’   – Mitch Hedberg Get the whole mixtape at once – mixtape [...]

QC REVIEW: THE DECEMBERISTS’ HAZARDS OF LOVE

by marissa bea If anyone can tell a story, then they must have learned how to do it from The Decemberists. Frontman Colin Meloy can somehow take a simple idea and turn it into mind numbing genius, the results of which always trigger deeply confusing emotions, and those warm-weather goosebumps. This is their first album [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 37 (MAR 15 – 21)

by bmac Thanks in large part to a ridiculous Hype Filter, this week’s mixtape is like getting a present for no reason or celebrating a fake birthday (which can be extremely fun by the way) – Anyhow, here’s your literary piece of mimsy from the great Henry Kuttner before we drape you with mixtape goodness: [...]

QC INTERVIEW: JOHN MOEN OF PERHAPST

by alyssa coluccio I love the phrase “Mellow-‘delic”.  Just the idea of something so smooth and dreamy packing such an unexpected punch can’t help but secretly thrill a person. It’s like eating nachos with spicy salsa, or drinking coffee with an extra shot of espresso, or listening to folk music that segues to psychedelic within [...]

QC MIXTAPE VOL. 21 (NOV 9 – 15)

by bmac So the mixtape is late by two days. I’d like to tell you it’s because we were consumed by the G-20 summit on the global economic crisis or that we spent today planting trees and giving kit kat bars to strangers. But that’d by lying. And eventhough the mixtape is late because one [...]