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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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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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2010 Retrospective

If you’re familiar with this blog, you’ll know (or recollect) that starting in 2014, I’ve posted “Retrospectives” at the end of every year wrapping up all the music that made the year memorable or special in chronological order. Knowing me, … Continue reading

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The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s

It’s been a minute, but I’m back with more Best of the Decade content. This time it’s breaking down my 200 favorite songs of the decade, which was obviously no easy task. In my opinion, picking 200 albums was so … 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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Best of 2019 :: 50 Albums

Here it is, my recap of 50 of my favorite records from 2019. This was a strange year for me music-wise. It seemed like a ton of people were calling this the best year for music this decade, or close … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: August 2019

Welcome to August 2019’s iteration of Recommended Albums, which greets us with music like nails being hammered into your hands, with music that caresses our senses like an island breeze, with music that possesses our limbs and makes them swing … Continue reading

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Listen: Friendly Fires – “Almost Midnight” [2019]

Haven’t been posting that much lately and I apologize! Been SUPER busy at my main job and really hunkering down for my best of the decade prep. Not too many things have been really striking me as NEEDING to be … Continue reading

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