Music.Defined.’s Favorite Songs Of 2016

I didn’t get up to 100 songs this year. I tried and there just wasn’t enough material for 100 that I felt warranted listing. There’s a ton of stuff I haven’t heard, as there is every year, but these are the best of the music of which I had a chance to listen.  The order isn’t that important, though I’m designating Childish Gambino’s “Redbone” and … Continue reading Music.Defined.’s Favorite Songs Of 2016

Top 50 Albums Of 2016

  Lemonade isn’t in my top 50 albums of the year. As queen Bey herself would say, “Sorry, I ain’t sorry.” If that makes you say “Boy, bye” than I’ll quote her again: “I ain’t thinkin’ ’bout you.” Like most years, 2016 was neither as bad as some would like to make you think nor great. Unless you’re just talking about the year as a … Continue reading Top 50 Albums Of 2016

RE: The Greatest 25 Films Of The 21st Century (BBC)

So the buffoons over at BBC got buzzed on some Earl Grey and posted this whack version of the best 25 films made so far this century (nay, this milennia!). There’s some good stuff on there, many films also appear on my list below, but there’s a few I can’t get behind. How Pan’s Labyrinth is still considered to be some amazing film boggles my … Continue reading RE: The Greatest 25 Films Of The 21st Century (BBC)

Midpoint:2016-Best Albums, Songs, and Photos

It’s hard to believe it’s already halfway through the year. Time flies, but at least we’ve had some great music to keep us company through that long winter and week-long spring. Now it’s summer and festival season is already in full swing. I’m looking forward to getting some pictures over the next few weeks at Pitchfork and 80/35 that will make the end-of-year list of … Continue reading Midpoint:2016-Best Albums, Songs, and Photos

Top 50 Albums Of 2015

   50. Jeff Bridges-Sleeping Tapes 49. Gary Clark jr-The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim 48. Ultimate Painting-Green Lanes 47. Lionel O-MLO 46. California Wives-Heavy 45. Dave Rawlings Machine-Nashville Obsolete 44. Rhiannon Giddens-Tomorrow Is My Turn 43. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds-Chasing Yesterday 42. Hiatus Kaiyote-Choose Your Weapon   41. St Lenox-10 Songs About Memory And Hope 40. In Tall Buildings-Driver 39. Big Grams-Big Grams 38. Jessica Pratt-On … Continue reading Top 50 Albums Of 2015