Tag Archives: Best of 2018

Recommended Albums: December 2018

Wanna give a special shout-out to Bandcamp Daily for this month’s edition of Recommended Albums. Usually I go off my general knowledge of what’s being released, reviewed and talked about that month, but it seemed like everyone was just focusing … Continue reading

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2018 Retrospective – 100 Songs + Listening Stats

Looking back at my listening statistics for 2018, it is to my chagrin that this year only perpetuated my habit of almost exclusively listening to music that came out in the current year and ignoring everything else. I had very … Continue reading

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Best Of 2018 :: Live Experiences

Over the past two years, I’ve made the arbitrary decision to rank the live shows I attended that year. It’s worked decently well, since I have gone to some shows in the past that just knocked my socks clean off … Continue reading

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Charli XCX’s ‘Pop 2’ is the Best Album of 2017, 2018 and Beyond

Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of Charli XCX’s groundbreaking Pop 2 “mixtape”. It has dominated my listening rotation since its release, as its future pop folds are incredibly easy to get, for lack of a better word, addicted to. I’ve been so … Continue reading

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Best Of 2018 :: 50 Albums

I wrote a lot in this post, so I’m gonna keep the intro brief. Thought music as a whole was pretty dang good this year. My top 20 records feel especially water tight. A good amount of pop-leaning stuff in … Continue reading

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Best Of 2018 :: 100 Songs

Happened to be sleeping for all of 2018 due to a 2017-induced coma? Take a sabbatical from modern life due to the avalanche of hellfire raining down upon us on a daily basis? Miss literally all of the music from … Continue reading

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Best Of 2018 :: 10 EPs

As the tradition goes, WARM VISIONS LIST WEEK gets kicked off with the EPs. The little appetizers to stimulate musical appetite, the accoutrements to dress the heavy-hitting long-players. Although, someone can be plenty satisfied by ordering just apps at a … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: September 2018

Ava Luna – Moon 2 [Western Vinyl] Putting an impossibly complicated formula into a graphing calculator, exploding the screen and watching numbers big and small fly across the room and form new shapes in the air. Christine & The Queens … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: August 2018

August, like July, was a month that found me in a state of stasis. I improved on the zero-concert total of July by going to three in August. I went on vacation with family and took everything super slow and … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: July 2018

A bit late, but for a decent reason: nothing in July besides a handful of albums really grabbed me, shook me, piledrived me into the ground, turned me into soup, shot me into orbit, summoned me in a seance, or … Continue reading

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