This is probably going to be my last post for a while. I feel so empty right now that I’m finding it difficult to write about anything at all. When I’m not here, I’m staring at the blank page on my laptop. Inspiration is gone. Hope has left. My faith in people and love no … More Best of 2016: The Song List
2016 has not been pleasant, personally or globally. I’m finding it hard to keep up hope for anything or anyone at the moment and I think I’m pretty much just lock myself in my house and stop talking to people. Every single thing I had faith in- humanity, love, truth, history- has been mocked and … More Best of 2016: The Album List
There is something sublime about Justin Vernon’s music. It’s the delicacy, I believe. And I need delicate right now. Vernon’s wistful falsetto, the gentleness of the brushed drums, the quietness of the guitar arpeggios. “Holocene” is a bar in Portland, Oregon where Vernon stated he had ” a dark night of the soul”, and as … More Soundtrack of my Life: “Holocene” by Bon Iver
This ended up being way harder than I thought it would be. At the end of November, I wasn’t happy with my preliminary list, but knew two potentials were being released shortly and that it would change the line up. Then when I locked it down, the list just felt wrong. So I did something … More The Best Twenty Albums of 2011
2011 has been a pretty blah year musically, but I somehow managed to scrape together a couple of lists for you. First up, the 20 songs that I loved most in 2011. Including a country song, a Rihanna song, and Eurovision. Yes, you can take my cool person card away now.