Top 10 Disappointments Of 2015

   10. Seeing The Rolling Stones-In hindsight I probably should’ve just let the myth live in my imagination. The greatest rock and roll band of all-time (in some minds) playing their biggest hits right in front of me! Well, after an opening slot by Rascal Flats in which they covered Hozier’s “Take Me To Church” in a medley of what I assume were RF originals. … Continue reading Top 10 Disappointments Of 2015

Terrence Malick, Ranked (Happy Birthday!)

   Happy 72nd birthday, Mr. Malick! One of the great visual storytellers of the last half-century, Malick’s films are more-or-less love it or hate it. I generally fall on the love side, though I admit he’s made some clunkers. Here’s how I would rank his films. What are your favorites? 6. To The Wonder 5. The New World 4. The Thin Red Line 3. Badlands … Continue reading Terrence Malick, Ranked (Happy Birthday!)

Best Songs (So Far) Of 2015

   It’s been a pretty good year for music so far. Last week I posted my top albums that have come out this year (up to Friday of last week). Now it’s time for the best songs list, which I’ve limited to 25 (and yes, two of those spots are taken by Leon Bridges so deal with it). 25. The Decemberists-“The Singer Addresses His Audience” … Continue reading Best Songs (So Far) Of 2015

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   25. Jeff Bridges-Sleeping Tapes 24. Patrick Watson-Love Songs For Robots 23. Jessica Pratt-On Your Own Love Again 22. Torres-Sprinter 21. Bhi Bhiman-Rhythm & Reason 20. Hiatus Kaiyote-Choose Your Weapon 19. Lionel O-MLO 18. July Talk-July Talk 17. Molehill-Tin God  16. Ike Reilly-Born On Fire 15. Natalie Prass-Natalie Prass 14. Villagers-Darling Arithmetic 13. Fort Frances-No One Needs To Know Our Name 12. Project Film-Different Rooms … Continue reading CLICK ME! CLICK ME! CLICK ME! The Best Albums Of The First Half Of 2015