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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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2012 Retrospective

The self-indulgent Retrospective series continues, this time diving into 2012, maybe THE year that my music taste fully broke and I went from a dedicated listener + hunter of new music to a depraved lunatic. Wild times here, y’all. I … 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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The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s

To celebrate 10 years of Warm Visions / Combo Breaker Kid, I’ve compiled my 200 favorite albums of the 2010s. Not only that, but I’ve concocted “Warm Visions” descriptions and wrote blurbs about each record. I’m sure you can infer … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: October 2019

This month was a doozy. We got some of the most anticipated records of the year from Angel Olsen, Anamanaguchi, Floating Points and Danny Brown, some surprise releases from Big Thief, Chromatics and Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, along … 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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