Panda Bear - "Person Pitch" is getting lots of votes as the best album of 2007 in many lists, including "Pitchfork" ... perhaps the leading indie propaganda rag.
I thought it sucked.
Seriously. Sucked. Maybe because he used "Pitch" in the title?
Then again, I thought Radiohead "In Rainbows" and "The National" by Boxer sucked, too.
At least Paste has better taste in their picks ... but Magic #1? I
As for the music ... too much of sounds the same as The Rising, which I liked. A lot. For the lyrics ... and the obligatory sax solo. Ugh.
So ... guess I'm out of touch with the mainstream and the indie scene. Nothing left for me to do now but start a music blog, eh?