The Game of Monogamy
Author: Tim McMahan
Now, without further ado, here are my 10 favorite recordings of 2010, in no particular order (Note that I didn't say "favorite CDs" ? all 10 are in regular rotation? on my iPhone).Tim Kasher, The Game of Monogamy (Saddle Creek) _ Closer to The Good Life than Cursive, the differentiator is the baroque strings, the upbeat brass, and the cool hand claps on "I Think I'm Gonna Die Here," which would be a radio hit in any other universe. In the overall Kasher oeuvre, this is a minor, simple, but ultimately satisfying guilt trip.