Tag Archives: Foreign Born

My Favorite 50 Songs of 2009: 40-31

To recap:  As for My Favorite 50 Songs of 2009, I made a few rules for myself.  First, a band can only appear once.  Also, this is purely about singles I enjoy.  For instance, I would never put Harlem Shakes’ Technicolor Health on my favorite albums list, but “Sunlight” made it pretty high on this list […]

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Recommended Thursday Show: Foreign Born at Mercury Lounge

I’ve really been into Foreign Born‘s new album this week.  It just sounds like summer.  It sounds good.  I know nothing of their live show, but I’m entranced enough by the album to recommend this show at Mercury Lounge.  I really don’t like Mercury Lounge and the show is $14, but I’m betting it’s still […]

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Two Summery Songs: Foreign Born's "Vacationing People" and Best Coast's "Sun Was High (So Was I)"

Two bands that have been quietly rolling around the blogosphere for awhile, two bands from Los Angeles, and two bands that are a perfect fit for the lazy days of summer.  All I want to do is lay out and listen to these listlessly floating tunes, preferably on an ancient record player, whiskey lemonade in […]

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