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

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

The Gift Of Life Fraternal: The Best Of The Felice Brothers

   You are living in a golden age of American music right now. It’s not easy to notice, but if you really take a look, I think you’ll see that I’m right. One of the many reasons I know this is that we have The Felice Brothers guiding us-both as a link to the past and a portent of a beautiful future. They’re still able … Continue reading The Gift Of Life Fraternal: The Best Of The Felice Brothers

Top 50 Songs Of 2014

We’re down to the last couple weeks of the year, and I don’t see anything on the horizon that’s gonna blow me away (even if Yeezy does decide to drop his new album before the new year, I probably won’t care). This was a tough year for ranking songs, with no real clear number one. The difference between my top 1-5 songs is negligible. The … Continue reading Top 50 Songs Of 2014