I absolutely love Joanna Newsom. I was just talking with friends the other day, sharing our hopes that Newsom would return possibly after winter, early next year. Her last album, the monumental triple-disc Have One On Me was not only a masterpiece; it sustained enough soul-chilling moments to last us the past half-decade. So expectations … Continue reading Joanna Newsom Has Returned! New Single: Sapokanikan
I began this mix in 2011, when I last returned to Michigan. In the midst of feeling directionless and alone, I was trying to start again, build something, connect myself with bigger ideas. Instead, I nearly ruined my life. I was on a collision course with something terrible, and I had no idea it was … Continue reading Brother Keep Us [mixtape]
I feel like I’m going to start doing a weekly post about the albums I’m listening to. That way, even if I don’t end up writing something lengthy about a given album, I’m still spreading the good word. So here goes.
These two defined the year. The most explosive, mind expanding and game changing pieces of music I heard all year. These two have gravity, reeling me back over and over, no matter my infatuation with other frontiers. They are albums that I was excited to get up and listen to first thing in the morning. … Continue reading BEST OF 2010