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Concert Review: Neutral Milk Hotel

Who: Neutral Milk Hotel
Where: Fox Theater, Oakland, CA
When: April 10th, 2014

By Reeves Peeler

As a music-loving child of the mid-80’s, I and most of my peers had an insatiable love with indie rock throughout high school.  936 more words


Unlikely Heroes: The Legacy of Neutral Milk Hotel (Pts. 2 & 3)

Neutral Milk Hotel’s reputation was built on the strength of its magnum opus In the Aeroplane Over the Sea.  What is it about this album that it has inspired rabid devotees ready to proselytize about its brilliance at the drop of a hat?   2,400 more words


Unlikely Heroes: The Legacy of Neutral Milk Hotel (Pt. 1)

I remember a recent conversation where an acquaintance asked a question along the lines of “How did Neutral Milk Hotel become so popular?” For the vast majority of the American public, this would seem to be a preposterous question, especially for a group that has yet to sell even a gold record; furthermore, I’d imagine that most of these people would be clueless as to how those three words could possibly fit together.*  However, depending on the community, this bewilderment is understandable.   1,329 more words


King of Carrot Flowers...

Okay, in this case, Chloe reminds me perhaps we say Queen of Carrot Flowers.

I am sure every couple has “a music group” or at least “as song” that is part of the soundtrack of their marriage. 487 more words

Music Lovin' Cow

365 Days of Music, Day 70: Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)

Day 70, ya dig?  I really wish I could get that new Band of Skulls album to review but I’ll have to wait for it on Spotify since funds are low.  385 more words

365 Days Of Music