Sunday, May 1, 2011

Clerical error in row 17

I've been picking up the pace a bit again in the Great Listening Project™ and the other day I moved on to a very personally significant album, Too Much Sugar For A Dime by Henry Threadgill. This was one of, if not the first avant-garde Jazz albums I ever owned, and it showed me a new way of hearing music. Not only that, but I heard it for the first time on WRIU and it was a definitive moment in drawing me to the station. It was even the sort of disc that I listened to twice for the Project. But then I noticed something awry. I looked ahead in the collection and saw that They Might Be Giants were up next. Wait, what? That's not how the alphabet works. The part that troubles me about this is that this must have happened years ago. However, on the plus side, not only does this mean that I get to move on to TMBG, but it also means that I get to listen to the Threadgill disc again!