Category Archives: Music

The Best Songs of 2021

I intentionally avoided a lot of new music this year. I checked out and enjoyed some albums by the likes of Silk Sonic and Lil Ugly Mane, but my focus was mostly on great music from the past. So for … Continue reading

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The Anniversary Albums Project: Best of 2021

New music has lost a lot of hold on me over the last few years. And three years ago I decided that instead of trying to keep up with it all, I’d look back at music history and listen to … Continue reading

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The Anniversary Albums Project: Best of 2020

New music has lost a lot of hold on me over the last few years. And two years ago I decided that instead of trying to keep up with it all, I’d look back at music history and listen to … Continue reading

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2020 in Review: The Best Songs

While I felt like I had no time to keep up with new albums, the initial version of this list stretched to 80 songs. But I was still able to whittle it down to 50 tracks. You can hear them … Continue reading

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2020 in Review: The Best Albums

10. The Chicks – Gaslighter It’s been 14 years since the band formerly known as the Dixie Chicks released an album, but they’re still filled with righteous fury. Instead of shitty presidents, their targets are abusive exes and the people … Continue reading

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The Anniversary Albums Project: Best of 2019

New music has lost a lot of hold on me over the last few years. And last year I decided that instead of trying to keep up with it all, I’d look back at music history and listen to the … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Albums

This is probably the last year I’m going to publish a list like this. A lot of new music hasn’t held much interest for me, as I’ve been far more into exploring all the great music of the past. So enjoy this … Continue reading

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2019 in Review: The Best Songs

Sometimes, making my best albums list can feel like a chore. There’s so much music out there, and narrowing it down to my 10 favorites sometimes feels pointless. But I often feel like my best songs list is better representative … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Film Music

Like cinematography, it seemed like there was more great film music than ever this decade. That made picking these Top 5’s harder than usual. I already wrote at length about how great Hans Zimmer’s Interstellar score was, so I’m setting … Continue reading

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2010s in Review: The Best Music Videos

While the music video has basically disappeared from any place of prominence, plenty of filmmakers crafted short and long-form pieces that stunned me. Beyoncé – Lemonade Directors: Kahlil Joseph and Beyoncé Instantly iconic, this defined the term “visual album” and … Continue reading

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