Category Archives: Music

Year in Review: 2015 Musical Superlatives

Excited to spend the next couple weeks writing about my favorite underrated albums and songs. Here’s a few things to kick it off. Continue reading

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Recommend Tracks: Jeremih

Why are we even pretending that we should listen to things besides the new Jeremih album? Here’s five of my favorite tracks. Continue reading

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First Impressions: Pusha T – Darkest Before Dawn

Pusha T brings heat to late December with the best hip hop album of the year. 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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Recommended Tracks: Pell, Ellie Goulding, Julien Baker, & The Staves

Been working late a lot lately, so I wanted to do some quick hits on tracks that I’ve been loving to clear my head. Let me know if you dig any of them. “Queso” by Pell #1 Jam of the … Continue reading

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Review: Ryan Adams – 1989

When he finds new ways to sonically and emotionally inhabit Taylor Swift’s songs, Ryan Adams turns 1989 from a thinkpiece into an actual album. Look, I was always going to at least LIKE this album. Ryan Adams has long been one of my … Continue reading

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Recommended Track: “Change Locations” by Drake & Future

By all accounts, Drake and Future’s joint album What A Time To Be Alive is a present. Recorded during a few productive nights in Atlanta, it’s essentially a tossed-off collection of tracks with beats that slot neatly into Future’s incredible three-project run … 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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2014 In Music (Part 3): Albums #5-1

For Part 1 (Albums 15-11), click here. For Part 2 (Albums 10-6), click here. As I get to writing about my five favorite albums of 2014, I remember heard a lot of people say that 2014 was a “bad” year … Continue reading

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2014 In Music (Part 2): Albums #10-6

I’m back to write about five more albums I loved this year (for Part 1, click here). I’ll get to writing in a bit, but first I thought it might be fun to break down my top 30 list a … Continue reading

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