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‘so raise a glass to turnings of the season’

The Decemberists – The King Is Dead (Capitol, 2011) Colin Meloy and his Decemberists were an acquired taste for me.  I’m all for intelligent music, but this band from Portland, OR takes intelligence to a new level.  Each release should come packaged with a complimentary Encyclopedia of World History.  When the stories being told are so intricate they actually get… Read more →