Archive for December, 2006

Best Albums of 2006

Monday, December 18th, 2006

Band of Horses – Everything All the Time Carissa’s Wierd may have died but luckily the band did not; in fact, they brought us the best album of the year. Thank you, my Seattle brethren. • One great track: “The Great Salt Lake” Mew – And the Glass Handed Kites Mew quite simply rock. • One great […]

Tower of Power

Saturday, December 9th, 2006

This is Smith Tower. Once the tallest building west of the Mississippi, it is now dwarfed by the newer buildings making up Seattle’s contemporary skyline. But Smith Tower still inspires respect, awe and mystery, due in large part to its architectural details, such as the glowing sphere perched atop its spire, a globe whose color […]