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2021 Retrospective – 100 Discoveries, Obsessions and Moments + Listening Stats

Since 2014, I’ve tried to keep track of songs that have impacted or defined my year (see all those posts tagged in the “Retrospective” section). The songs that I pull into this playlist are usually favorite discoveries of mine that blow my mind (and embarrass me occasionally, as in “why didn’t I listen to this sooner?” Lots of that in this post here), obsessions that I sink into like quicksand (usually new songs that come out that year) or more rarely, soundtracks to true moments that I’ll forever associate with said song. Continue reading

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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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The Best Albums + Songs of 2020 So Far

The year is only halfway over even though it’s felt like it’s been ending for at least the whole thing. I don’t need to be the one to tell you that 2020 has been the most intense, turbulent and upsetting … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: March 2020

Well you don’t need me to tell you how crazy March was for everyone. If your March wasn’t absolutely insane, one of the craziest months you’ve ever lived through, I’ve got to worry about your perception, or really worry about … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: January 2020

The first edition of Recommended Albums of 2020 is a good one. SO many good records already this year. Long awaited new ones from Destroyer and Frances Quinlan graced us, plus newcomers (to me) like Andras and Ulla made some … 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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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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2018 So Far :: 50 Songs

If you read my previous post about my favorite albums of 2018 so far, you’d know that I feel extremely positive on the state of music overall. Plenty of super solid albums that I’ve found myself listening to over and … Continue reading

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