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What Makes It a Love Song?

I often have a word or two regarding love songs, so I thought this might be a good time to write a few of them down. 722 more words

Essays

NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL - " In the Aeroplane Over the Sea "

For the most part, the mythology around Neutral Milk Hotel has existed beyond their control. Their singer and leader, Jeff Mangum, is certainly a part-recluse, but beyond anything he’s simply a man who called it quits at the very moment his band saw their name in lights. 805 more words

MUSIC

#34: Neutral Milk Hotel: 'The King Of Carrot Flowers Pt. One' (1998)

‘In The Aeroplane Over The Sea’ is one of the finest records ever made, an outstanding piece of outsider art made by a regular collective of contributors circling around Jeff Mangum’s singular vision, a vision that has seen him since spun off as some kind of reclusive genius, which he may very well be. 671 more words

Jeff Mangum's Art

When Jeff Mangum is not writing, composing, and performing music, he enjoys making art. Some is featured on albums, some is made and sold for charity, and some is just for his own creative output. 20 more words

Art

Dear Jeff Mangum,

It was Seattle 1999. Many days of rain and clouds led me back to the video store down the street from my house (they still existed then!). 820 more words

Love Letters

On March 26, 1996.

On March 26, 1996, “Merge Records” label released “On Avery Island”, the debut Neutral Milk Hotel album. It was recorded February–May 1995, at “The Elephant 6 Recording Co.” and “Dane and Merisa’s House” except “Marching Theme” -June 1994, and was produced by Robert Schneider. 122 more words