Category Archives: Music

My 2019 Musical Picks

As I have done for quite a few years now, I’ve made a list of my top 100 songs of the year. Note that while many of these song were released in the last year (2019 or late 2018), there are some much older songs. The criteria isn’t necessarily that the songs be new (or […]

My 2018 Musical Picks

As I have done for many years now, I’ve assembled my top 100 songs of the year (other than last year’s failure, in which I only had a few over 50). This year, I’m back, with a full 100 songs. There are some good ones in here! While these songs were mostly released in the […]

My 2017 Musical Picks

Usually, I build a list of the top 100 songs I discovered that year. 2017 wasn’t a good year for that list. The music I did discover in 2017 was great, but there wasn’t enough of it. I only scraped together 52 songs this year. So, only a bit over halfway to my goal. My […]

Top Albums of 2016

Several years ago, 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). Here is my third annual list for 2016. Honorable Mentions AKA, a list of really solid albums that (also) should have made the top […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Top 10 Albums of 2014

Inspired by Sound Opinions and their count-down of best albums of 2014, I wanted to start the tradition of creating my own list. So, here it goes… Honorable Mentions The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers Blonde Redhead – Barragán Got A Girl – I Love You But I Must Drive Off This Cliff Now The […]