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2010s Retrospective: 10 Years of Discoveries, Obsessions and True Moments

Well folks, welcome to my most indulgent, most confessional, most self-referential and truly most vain post on the blog. This is probably playing it up, but I’ve written a lot about myself on here. The dang header image is literally … Continue reading

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2013 Retrospective

After many, many months, I’ve finally wrapped up my Retrospective series for the 2010s. By Retrospective, I mean collecting 100 songs that essential were the soundtrack to the year as it happened to me. Songs that I listen to and … Continue reading

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The 100 Best Albums of the 1990s

In what might be the vainest of my vanity projects, I decided to plunder the music of the 1990s, the decade of my birth, to “rank” my favorite albums. Why? It’s not like anything I list here is going to … Continue reading

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2011 Retrospective

Cruising along through the missing pieces of my 2010s musical experience (previously, the 2010 Retrospective) and going into a very pivotal year that was 2011. To make any reader feel baby, old or just right: in 2011 I graduated high … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: September 2019

On this week’s edition of Recommended Albums, we have a long-awaited pop opus, a meditation on chill, a blistering goth collision, a musical equivalent to a gentle breeze, and more. I only picked eight this month because I didn’t feel … Continue reading

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Listen: Boards of Canada – “XYZ” [1998 / 2019]

After years of existing on bootlegs, an official version of Boards of Canada’s “XYZ” performed on John Peel’s show back in 1998 has been released from Warp. This song has always been on the outskirts of my listening for the … Continue reading

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The 100 Best Albums Of The 2000s (2018 Version)

With the end of the 10s rapidly approaching and with it, an inevitable decade-recapping list, I felt a deep inspiration to look back at my previous effort to summarize a decade’s musical output. I made a list of The 100 … Continue reading

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CBK Top 50 Albums of 2013

2013 has been an absolute monster year for music: countless reunions, comebacks, surprises, a few letdowns, band beefs, new bands, and great music overall. The top albums I have this year aren’t real surprises to anyone who knows me. I’m … Continue reading

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