Songs You Should Have Heard

Songs You Should Have Heard: Bon Iver’s “Blood Bank”

[dropcap]P[/dropcap]lease, allow me a dignified moment of recollected thought. Because, after all, the past is a prologue waiting to be written. I remember sitting with my friend Casey outside of The Walnut Room, a tiny bar nestled off Walnut Street fittingly tucked away in a city that I once knew quite well. It was a …

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Songs You Should’ve Heard: “Louisville” by the Damnwells

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here was a moment, not too terribly long ago, where I found myself driving along Indiana Highway 54 on an early March day in quiet Greene County, somewhere between Switz City and Bloomfield. I hadn’t yet crossed the White River, I know that much. The scenery to my nine and three consisted of open fields …

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Songs You Should Have Heard Of: “The Rain” by The Benjy Davis Project

[dropcap]A[/dropcap] cliché is only a cliché when it’s a lazy idea. When it’s not—when the idea is masked in a raw, contemporary relevance which hides under a strong melody and effusive vocals—then it’s genius. Such is the case with The Benjy Davis Project’s “The Rain.” Released as the lead track on the band’s 2007 album …

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