Category Archives: Late Night

Thoughts from One of the Cured Kids

Processing what it means to be a lifelong Brand New fan in the wake of the sex abuse revelations of front man Jesse Lacey Continue reading

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Matt Chylak’s Top 10 Albums of 2016

I have been in love with music for more than two decades at this point, and it’s led me to believe in a few essential truths. Continue reading

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Recommended Track: “If I Believe You” by The 1975

To put it simply, “If I Believe You” is a gospel-tinged song about not having any faith. Continue reading

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First Impressions: Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle

Music like Julien Baker’s could save us all. I wanted to let that breathe for a second, because I can’t think of the last time I’ve felt someone… Continue reading

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Poem: “flight”

flight I don’t think when we die that we go anywhere at all; breaking down to sparest wisps of dirt and seed. It’s no different from the Leaf who never chooses when to fall; but only hopes his end is … Continue reading

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Poem: “hope against hope”

hope against hope moonlight on my mind as I break through the turnstile these underground boxes can’t keep me inside I need to be out with the drunks and the beggars hoping for change, though I know it’s a lie … Continue reading

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When Did It Get Like This?

6 months since my last blog post. Here’s where my head’s at tonight (music and article recommendations at the bottom): Made in America has done a phenomenal job giving Philadelphia its own festival. 70,000 people a day took over the Parkway … Continue reading

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