2019 Songs Of The Year

2019 was populated with a lot of old favorites making great music. My albums of the year list is a testament to that. It was also a great year for new artists making their marks and getting noticed. It was hard to narrow the list down to 50 songs this time out, but I think I finally settled on a list and order with which … Continue reading 2019 Songs Of The Year

2019 Albums Of The Year

25. The Regrettes-How Do You Love? 24. Derek Nelson-Richer Soil 23. Angie McMahon-Salt 22. Jidenna-85 To Africa 21. King Princess-Cheap Queen 20.K. Flay-Solutions 19. Fort Frances-The Front Page Of The Modern Age 18. Anderson.PaaK-Ventura 17. Wilco-Ode To Joy 16. Tei Shi-La Linda 15. Solange-When I Get Home 14. Terror jr-Unfortunately 13. Clairo-Immunity 12. Tree-We Grown Now 11. Lana Del Rey-Norman Fucking Rockwell 10. Jenny Lewis-On … Continue reading 2019 Albums Of The Year

Top 50 Albums Of 2018

Another year in the books and a ton of music has been added to the catalog of sonic enlightenment. These 50 albums were my favorites this year, and it’s fine if you don’t agree. I continue to try to branch out some, but my wheelhouse is pretty well-defined at this point. You’ll notice a lot of the stuff near the top is familiar territory for … Continue reading Top 50 Albums Of 2018

Best Concerts of 2018

2018 was a great year for live music. This year we hit a couple festivals in Chicago and around the country. I would estimate I saw 150 sets of music and I skipped all of January being busy with other things. Seeing bands or solo artists perform is always a good way to spend a couple of hours, but the ten below were really special. … Continue reading Best Concerts of 2018