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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 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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Playlist: Ochre Overture – An Autumnal Trance

Last year I made a fall-themed playlist “Mauve Malaise” that leaned heavily into heavy, distorted sounds of shoegaze interspersed with droning, trance-like folk, an attempt to balance the sonic cacophony of deeply-processed guitars and sheets of American Primitive guitar playing, … 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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Playlist – Essential Oil Dimension: An Olfactory Fantasy

ESSENTIAL OIL DIMENSION: AN OLFACTORY FANTASY is a playlist based on a thought that came to me after seeing the band Destroyer. I couldn’t believe how tight the band was despite playing in these weird, spaced out grooves. The singer … Continue reading

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2015 Retrospective

This is a 100-song playlist of songs that made 2015 unique from other years. Songs that I listened to a ton, songs I discovered for the first time, songs that hold immense emotional weight, and other assorted sonic ephemera. My … Continue reading

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