Music Nerd: (Mostly) Instrumental Picks

Rave Tapes by Mogwai also available on Hoopla Mogwai are not a band who reinvent themselves with every album; each one is more of a continued refinement of their particular mostly-instrumental post-rock sound than a radical departure. For me, their albums are distinguished more by their overall mood. The mood established here, by opening track […]

Music Nerd Recommends: A Touch of Melancholy

Hello again, Music Nerd here.  With this post, you may start to notice a pattern: I listen to a lot of sad music. It’s not all I listen to, but for whatever reason, no matter the genre or the artist, the saddest song on the album is probably my favorite. I’m not an unhappy person, […]

A Music Nerd’s Favorite Albums of 2013

Hello all! The bookmobile department’s Resident Music Nerd here- starting with this very post, I will be writing some music recommendations every couple of weeks. My musical taste attempts to cover the entire spectrum, so I will try to fill these posts with a little something for everyone to enjoy, often somewhat off the beaten […]