...we've got the means to make amends. I am lost, I'm no guide, but I'm by your side. (Pearl Jam, Leash)

Monday, June 05, 2006

"I can make it longer if you like the style . . ."

Here is my music journalism debut. You may call it underwhelming, but it is pretty dang cool for me. From Denver's alt-weekly The Westword. I appreciate all those who offered suggestions for what I should review and their kudos for my opportunity. Hopefully there'll be more to come!


At June 05, 2006 11:21 AM, Blogger Don't Need Anything said...

i have to say i rather disagreed with your review of mr lemons. i felt the album had a general hollow feeling and was my least favorite of his studio albums. the unlucky 7 ep, however, was freaking amazing.

but the review style was good.

At June 05, 2006 12:18 PM, Blogger kingseyeland said...

I really like both of those albums, though I think Glen's "Abulum" is prolly his best solo.

Where can a guy get the Unlucky 7 EP?

At June 05, 2006 12:18 PM, Blogger Ledbelly said...

Congrads, very cool.

I hope you continue to check my blog, i wish my traffic was higher, but just in case, i'll plug myself some more. yellowledbelly.blogspot.com

At June 05, 2006 1:28 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I haven't heard the album, but congratulations on the review. You have a great writing style that's also very evident here on the blog.

-- Fellow Pearl Jam fanatic :)

At June 05, 2006 8:23 PM, Blogger John said...


It's very cool seeing your name in print. I'm a huge fan of the blog - but now you're on to bigger and better things!

Give Paste Magazine a try - they will publish music reviews. It's worth a try!

At June 05, 2006 8:33 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

From one alt-weekly reviewer to another -- good work.

Congrats on the gig!

At June 05, 2006 9:35 PM, Blogger heather said...

you can get the Unlucky 7 Ep from the store on the Glen Phillips website:


At June 06, 2006 1:28 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Spot on review of Animal Years. Congrats on the gig.


At June 06, 2006 2:29 PM, Blogger kingseyeland said...

Thanks Heather! I just ordered it.

At June 06, 2006 4:29 PM, Blogger Eric said...

I haven't heard either of these records, but now I want to. Good job.

At June 06, 2006 8:59 PM, Anonymous mario said...

Short & Sweet.



At June 06, 2006 9:53 PM, Blogger Marc Morrison said...

Make sure to post your first negative review--should be interesting ;)

Whenever I see little capsule reviews, I think of Robert Christgau's Village Voice stuff. It's a challenge to fit something meaningful into such a small place (I reviewed books for a number of years).

Nice job :)

At June 20, 2006 12:36 PM, Blogger Peter said...

Great Job, Heather!!!



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