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Ryan B.’s 25 Most Influential Albums (in haiku)

Posted in The Learned Man's Take with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on Monday, March 30, 2009 by Ryan Buege

Ryan's Most Influential Albums

Finally, we are at the end of March, and the time has come for me to put the closing bell on the Mind Inversion tribute to the recently popular Facebook meme on your most influential albums. I’ll have you know that, like most lists I make, the albums for this list were brainstormed rather quickly, and I think that’s a good thing. If an album were actually as influential as I thought, their importance should be fairly easy for me to recall. Truthfully, I’ve never really become too embarrassed about any album that I own; sure, I may have made some questionable choices in my youngest years, but somehow I’ve always seemed to have a remarkably good bullshit detector when it comes to music. What follows is a journey through the albums that had the biggest impact on forming my tastes and such over the years. If you really love the music I post about, read on for a brief reverse-chronological (moreorless) recounting of my most influential albums. For better or worse, I’ve written them out as haikus for your enjoyment!

25. Nachtmystium, Assassins: Black Meddle, Part I

Sick, twisted, subtle
Black metal psychedelia
With soul of Pink Floyd

24. Deerhunter, Cryptograms

Melodies so sweet
And a massive wall of noise!
A new Sonic Youth?

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Concert Photo Recap: Deerhunter, Times New Viking, and Disappears @ the Triple Rock Social Club

Posted in Concert Reviews with tags , , , , on Saturday, November 22, 2008 by Ryan Buege

Deerhunter Live at Triple Rock Social Club

The date was November 17, 2008, and Deerhunter were in Minneapolis with their friends in Times New Viking and Disappears to play a blissful set at the Triple Rock. I was there to witness the magic and see how huge Deerhunter really sound in person. Here are some photos that I took during the night; click on one to access the whole photo album.

Deerhunter

Deerhunter Live at Triple Rock Social Club

Deerhunter Live at Triple Rock Social Club

Deerhunter Live at Triple Rock Social Club

Deerhunter Live at Triple Rock Social Club

Deerhunter Live at Triple Rock Social Club

Times New Viking

Times New Viking live at Triple Rock Social Club

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