We're playing this game because Lo Sunbeam, my little sister, is visiting and obliging us use of her Ruckus account. We've hit the high points of the TGRAW favorites, including the new Bloc Party, The Postal Service, The Stills, Goldfrapp (or, as Lo dubbed them, Goldfarp), Trail of Dead. We are kind of surprised to find a service targeting college students doesn't seem to have an agreement yet with our favorite Beggars Group and other high-profile indies like Merge and Secretly Canadian. Hint, hint y'all. The kids at Michigan State and all the other colleges out the need your delicious music offerings. Stat. I mean, we can't force Lo to listen to Spoon, The Arcade Fire or Interpol -- or Calla or The Double or Celebration, and there's something clearly wrong with that.
I think the only thing she's liked so far that we recommended was Jeff Buckley -- then again, she already knew his cover of "Hallelujah."