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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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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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Playlist: Blush Vortex – A Pining Daydream

I made this playlist for a friend who had been looking for songs that were similar to the stuff played on a certain late night CBC Radio 3 show. I’m blanking on the name of the DJ, but the friend … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: January 2019

Very late on this, but hey! Lots of things to get through already if you can believe it. Some big, established indie names on here (Sharon Van Etten, Deerhunter), but also some real cool weirdos like Original Past Life and … Continue reading

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Listen: Toro Y Moi – “Who Am I?” [2019]

Toro Y Moi guy Chaz Bear continues to showcase his innate ability to contort his sound to tap into what “the kids” are into these days while still holding to a strong core voice that he’s carried throughout his career … 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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Playlist – Beach Ball Hell

Nice weather is finally upon us in 2018, so I thought I’d celebrate the occasion by starting off what will hopefully be a consistent stream of playlists, curated by yours truly. I’ve got a few works in progress right now, … Continue reading

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Revisiting 2013

If you know anything about me at all, you know I’m obsessed with comparing and contrasting different years based on their music. How does one year compare with the next? How does my top 10 records from one year compare … Continue reading

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CBK Honorable Mentions of 2013

There were a lot of really good albums put out this year. I’m usually pretty on top of things coming at the moment, but after becoming Music Director at WHUS, I had the opportunity to get introduced to many albums … Continue reading

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