I turned 28 today [January 3, 2017]. That means I have lived 10,220 days, 336 months, and have completed 28 rotations around the sun. Twenty-eight isn’t a significant birthday at all, but I wanted to start collecting a playlist of songs to represent each year of my life. It was hard to do because I… Read More 28 songs for my 28 years on earth
I have a confession: I missed a lot of new albums this year because my nose was buried in books (more on that later). There were a lot of bands who released highly anticipated albums as well as a few indie artists who splashed onto the scene. Here are ten of my favorites, which surprisingly… Read More Favorite albums of 2015
The 58th Annual Grammy Award nominations were announced today. Here are my gut reaction picks for the major awards.
The name doesn’t really make sense. I was going to put really gritty songs and some synthy pop on a playlist and sorta changed a lot of the songs eventually. The flow isn’t perfect, but there are some good up beat songs as well as some slower, melodic ones. I made a Spotify playlist, so… Read More “Grit and Glitter” playlist
Alabama Shakes are the band you forgot to make your favorite band to three years ago. You’ve probably heard of the rootsy Americana band from Athens, Alabama. Their stellar debut Boys & Girls went Gold and it spawned three official singles that made it to some sort of chart; most notably their breakout hit “Hold… Read More Listen to the newest song from Alabama Shakes
Over the course of December, I’ll present a series of my own end of 2012 lists. Unlike many, I won’t give you a best of list because that’s no fun. Instead I’ll give you lists of my favorite things from 2012. Because let’s face it: the best stuff isn’t always what you love the most.… Read More Favorites of 2012: live bands
My dear Paste issued their “Best Albums of 2012 (So Far)” and I love a lot of the albums the editors wrote about. But, since I have a peculiar sense of music perhaps, I have decided to grace you with 10 albums I love and can’t quite get enough of.… Read More My 10 favorite albums of the year (so far)