Brian Egan

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Brian Egan is an English major at the University of Michigan, where he is a Daily Arts Writer for The Michigan Daily, the student newspaper at U of M, and has reviewed artists from Ringo Starr to Built…
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Brian Egan is an English major at the University of Michigan, where he is a Daily Arts Writer for The Michigan Daily, the student newspaper at U of M, and has reviewed artists from Ringo Starr to Built to Spill. He is classically trained in piano and plays many other instruments, including organ, mandolin, and trombone. Born and raised in the Dayton, Ohio area, while still in high school, he was a founding member of the Dayton-based indie band, the AppleTree Act. They released their debut album, Trophy Gold Pleaser in 1996. Egan now plays bass for Colonel Sun, an Ann Arbor, Michigan five piece that was voted best local band of 1999 by the readers of The Michigan Daily. In addition to his contributions to The Michigan Daily and the All Music Guide, he has also written special interest articles for the Troy Daily News in Troy, Ohio. ~ Brain Egan

1. Guided by Voices-Alien Lanes

2. R.E.M.-Out of Time

3. Guided by Voices-Bee Thousand

4. The Beatles--1962-1966

5. The Beach Boys-Pet Sounds

6. Pulp-Different Class

7. The Fugees-The Score

8. Guided by Voices-Vampire on Titus/Propellor

9. Sam Cooke-The Man and His Music

10. Pixies-Trompe Le Monde

11. The Beach Boys-Endless Summer

12. Guided by Voices-Under the Bushes, Under the Stars

13. The Flaming Lips-Transmissions from the Sattelite Heart

14. Pavement-Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain

15. They Might Be Giants-Lincoln

16. A Tribe Called Quest-The Low End Theory

17. Tom Waits-Bone Machine

18. The Velvet Underground and Nico-The Velvet Underground and Nico

19. The Velvet Underground-Loaded

20. The Beatles-The Beatles

21. Cracker-The Golden Age

22. Brainiac-Hissing Prigs in Static Couture

23. Hole-Live Through This

24. R.E.M.-Automatic for the People

25. Pixies-Doolittle