Discussion. Be it music, art, philosophy, politics, or even just the frivolous things. I feel we need dialogue, and not exclusively the external, either.
Gy!be, Animal Collective, Caribou, Battles, Panda Bear, Andrew Bird, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Thom Yorke, Bottom of the Hudson, Islands, Sufjan Stevens, Arcade Fire, The Mars Volta, Architecture in Helsinki, At The Drive-In, Band of Horses, Beach House, Beirut, A Silver Mt. Zion, Black Keys, Belle and Sebastian, The Books, Cat Power, Omar Rodriguez-Lopez, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah!, David Bazan, Pedro the Lion, Elliot Smith, Feist, Miles Davis, Hot Chip, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Interpol, Iron and Wine, Kasabian, Kings of Leon, Laura Veirs, Long Live Logos, The Magnetic Fields, MGMT, Deerhoof, MewithoutYou, Mogwai, Minus the Bear, Muse, Pajo, Radical Face, Polyphonic Spree, Radiohead, Sigur Ros, Rilo Kiley, Say Hi To Your Mom, Spinto Band, Thelonius Monk, Mazzy Star, Herbie Hancock, John Coltrane, Tilly and the Wall, Mates of State, TV On The Radio, Tuung, The Unicorns, The Weakerthans, Wintergreen, The Whitest Boy Alive.
This leaving you clamoring for more? I ramble even further at: http://conversationswithclassic.blogspot.com/