My favorite albums of 2021

Once again, I pushed myself to listen to lots of new music this year. A full six of my top ten records were by artists who are either new or new to me… seven if you count Aeon Station, who are …

Best of 2020 (The Albums)

I’ve done some sort of year end, “best of” list as long as I can remember. This probably hasn’t been the “best” year of music over that span, but it certainly has …

Ten Years in 17 Bullet Points

got laid off did the self-employment thing bought a house learned to code had another kid took a job ran a 5-miler took another job did a featured speaking thing got promoted to management made a …

I never bothered to make a Best of 2019 music list, which is something I’ve done since my teenaged years, but I did make a “best beers I had for the first time in 2019” list, so there’s …

Twenty Nineteen

2019 was a rough year. I doubt I’m the only one who feels this way, for reasons personal, professional and/or political. In the intrest of focusing on the positive and shining a light towards …

My year in music, 2018

My 2018 in music can be best summed up in five words: “Bark Your Head Off, Dog.” Hop Along’s third album took a moment to get lodged in my brain, but once it did, it was a force of nature. I can’t …