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Best Music of 2015: #15-11

20-16 | 15-11 | 10-6 | 5-1 15) Beach House “Sparks” – Depression Cherry “There’s a place I want to take you” sings Victoria LeGrande on the superbly-titled Depression Cherry. … Continue reading

January 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Best Music of 2015: #20-16

Sigh. For the second straight year, I could scarcely keep track of my bills, business papers, and kid’s birthdays in 2015, let alone write bi-weekly reviews for my languishing labor … Continue reading

January 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Best Music of 2014: #5-1

 10-6 | 5-1 5) Spoon “Do You” — They Want My Soul Lead single “Do You” from Spoon’s They Want My Soul is as shiny and polished as a newly-minted … Continue reading

January 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Best Music of 2014: #10-6

Some years, music coalesces into a grander movement or reaches a watershed level of excellence, signifying general agreement that holy shit, this was a really great year. 2014 was not … Continue reading

January 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Best Music of 2013: Honorable Mentions

Honorable Mentions | 20-16 | 15-11 | 10-6 | 5-1 Autre Ne Veut “Play By Play” – Anxiety “I’m counting on the idea/ That you’ll stay” Arthur Ashin cries — no, … Continue reading

February 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

Best Music of 2013: #5-1

Honorable Mentions | 20-16 | 15-11 | 10-6 | 5-1 5) Savages “Shut Up” – Silence Yourself Savages hit me hard this year — their vehemence, their aesthetic minimalism (sonic … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · 10 Comments

Best Music of 2013: #10-6

Honorable Mentions | 20-16 | 15-11 | 10-6 | 5-1 10) Danny Brown “Lonely” – Old Danny Brown is acutely aware that he walks between worlds — dope dealer turned … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · Leave a comment