2017: The year in music and books
Books / Music

2017: The year in music and books

It’s difficult to believe that it’s time for another “best of” list—where did 2017 go? Another year, another time warp, it seems. Regardless, there were a number of notable works both published and recorded this year. This list, ranging from lighthearted to somber, highlights some of the books and records that I found myself revisiting … Continue reading

Five music-based podcasts worth listening to
Culture / Music / Tech

Five music-based podcasts worth listening to

Podcasts are rising from the debris of the radio industry debate. While many stations are failing regardless of format, the digital, subscriber-based audio format is thriving. From politics to cooking to entertainment, it’s nearly impossible to find a topic that isn’t covered by a podcast. That being said, there are thousands of music-centered podcasts to weed through. … Continue reading

Music / review

Best Tracks of 2014

This year was a feeding frenzy for music. New artists released chart-topping records, familiar names produced new anthems, and old acts got back together. In my attempt to sort out my favorite albums of 2014, I kept coming back to tracks that I listened to repetitively during the year. These tracks may have been placed … Continue reading