More Giraffes-It Was A Joke

I’ve written about a couple of the singles More Giraffes put out this year. Yesterday, their debut EP hit streaming services. It features the couple I’ve covered plus a few that you haven’t heard yet. Mark Hadley and Keeley Bumford are good at taking familiar sounds and adding their own spin. If you listen to anything by Calvin Harris or Zedd you should have an ear … Continue reading More Giraffes-It Was A Joke

The Top Songs Of 2017

I think we can all agree 2017 has been a long decade. For every step forward we took over the past eight years, it seems we’ve taken 2 giant steps back since January. Fortunately, music has continued to be a kind of refuge from the harsh reality we find ourselves inhabiting, and it’s been a pretty good 12 months in that regard. There were only … Continue reading The Top Songs Of 2017

One-Sentence Reviews: Top 40 Hits Of 1997

 It’s dawned on me that trying to do a weekly post about the Top 50 on Spotify is ill-advised. There’s not enough movement to make it interesting. Bi-monthly may be the way to go. So, to fill in the gaps, I’ll be taking a look at some previous charts beginning with 20 years ago this week. All of these are on Spotify if you … Continue reading One-Sentence Reviews: Top 40 Hits Of 1997

One-Sentence Reviews: Spotify Top 50 (2017-Week 1)

It’s been a while since I talked about the songs Spotify lists as the most listened to in America, so I wanted to bring it back on a more consistent basis. Hopefully labeling this as week 1 will force me to update this more often. “Bad and Boujee” by Migos feat. Lul Uzi Vert-Pretty good until Lil Uzi Vert’s part comes on. “Fake Love” by … Continue reading One-Sentence Reviews: Spotify Top 50 (2017-Week 1)