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The 100 Best Songs of 2020

I’m not sure if it’s just me, but it seemed like the concept of “favorite songs” went out the window in 2020. Maybe it’s because I usually listen to albums at home and playlists on the move, so there wasn’t … Continue reading

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The 50 Best Albums of 2020

Well folks, I am not going to be the one to tell you about how “crazy this year was and how we hope you and your family are safe during these unprecedented times”. That’s Arby’s or Chase Bank’s job. My … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: July 2020

Because I make my own rules on this site, I chose to feature 12 albums this month instead of the usual 10. July really brought it and I’m supremely happy about that. Some really wonderful records that I had been … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: June 2020

In June’s edition of Recommended Albums, we’re featuring a multiple releases that were incredibly well-timed for this moment. SAULT, Space Afrika and Armand Hammer all confront and synthesize the waves of unrest and pain the country, specifically Black folk, are … Continue reading

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2019 Retrospective – 100 Songs + Listening Stats

Since 2014, I’ve tried to keep track of songs that have impacted or defined my year. See 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Songs that will make me think back to that time when I listened to it a lot … Continue reading

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Best of 2019 :: Live Experiences

I saw a lot of shows this year. The most out of any year period. There were multiple weeks where I went to a concert every night. Was it healthy? Maybe. I probably didn’t eat very well those weeks. I … Continue reading

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Best of 2019 :: 100 Songs

Gonna keep it quick since I’m publishing this so late in the year and I have a good amount of words below. Once again, I’ve picked my 100 favorite songs of the year and ranked my top 10. It’s a … Continue reading

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Listen: Pottery – “Spell” [2019]

Montreal quintet Pottery lit my world alight at SXSW this year and their debut EP No. 1 keeps the fire burning, combining a lot of my favorite things from current post punk: the sharpness of Omni, the locked-in jams of Oh … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: April 2019

For this month’s edition of Recommended Albums, I had a bit of trouble bringing my list to 10. There were a few albums that came out this month that I was really excited to listen to leading up to their … Continue reading

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SXSW 2019 RECAP

After battling through dehydration-like symptoms and a following phlegm-based sickness, I’ve finally completed my full recap of all 48 bands (51 total performances) I saw at SXSW 2019. It’s a new record for me in terms of “content consumed”, which … Continue reading

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