Author Archives: Justin Reusch

Post-Election Thoughts

With Obama, came the promise of an America that stood for the beauty of its diversity and multi-culturalism. Obama sent a message to the world that America was black… and white… and so many other things at once. Obama represented a world where our strength came from of the variety of our roots. The disheartening truth […]

Happy Birthday USA!

I am very proud to be an American on the day we celebrate the 240th birthday of the United States of America. This statement is not uncomplicated. The United States of America is a great country, full of prosperity and opportunity. Yet, our prosperity and opportunity aren’t universally shared by all of our citizens and […]

Farewell to Austin

So begins a new era. Austin has been my home for the last decade. In many ways, it’s where I grew up. It has taken me through my twenties and into my thirties. It’s where I made the transition from a student to a professional. In my time in Austin, I’ve made many close friends […]

Top 12 Albums

I was nominated to name 12 albums that have stayed with me throughout my life. Here is the list I came up with: The Cure – Disintegration Portishead – Dummy Massive Attack – Mezzanine The Beatles – White Album James – Laid Radiohead – OK Computer New Order – Republic Depeche Mode – Violator Gorillaz […]

My 2015 playlists

Every year, my brother and I share our list of top 100 songs discovered each year. My 2015 playlists are now ready on Spotify. Here are the links: Best of 2015 – A playlist of my top 100 songs of the year. Rest of 2015 – This list is made up of all the runner-ups […]

Happy Holidays 2015!

Friends and family, Happy Holidays! I hope this note finds you all well. It has been a great year for me and I want to give everyone a quick update about some of the highlights. I’ve had a wonderful 2015 with many great experiences. First and foremost has been my relationship with Hang. For those […]

Top Albums of 2015

Last year, inspired by Sound Opinions, I decided to start the tradition of making a yearly list of my favorite albums released that year (give or take a little bit). I did my first list last year and you can find it here. So, here goes my second annual list… Honorable Mentions AKA, a list […]

Running 26.2 with TeamFX in 2016

It’s that time of year where I lace up my running shoes and start hitting the trail, building step by step, mile by mile, until I get to 26.2. Yes, I’m training to run the Austin Marathon on Sunday February 14, 2016 as a member of TeamFX Austin. TeamFX is a group of Austinites with […]

Happy Birthday USA!

On the birthday of my country, I have to say that I am very proud to be an American. However, this is not an uncomplicated statement. The United States of America is a great country with a great amount of prosperity and opportunity. However, this prosperity and opportunity isn’t universally shared by all of its […]

My 2014 Playlists

My 2014 playlists are now ready on Spotify. Here are the links (and direct Spotify links) to the playlists: Best of 2014 (Direct Spotify link) – A playlist of my top 100 songs of the year. Rest of 2014 (Direct Spotify link) – This list is made up of all the runner-ups that didn’t make […]