In hot pursuit of my Top Albums of 2014 list, here comes my Top Songs of 2014 mix! Instead of the typical 20-ish-song, 80-ish-minute compilation, this year I decided that FIFTY is the magic number. That’s right, you’re in for a treat…3 hours 17 minutes of top-notch, grade-A tracks that were the soundtrack of my year. I didn’t bother splitting hairs to decide the order of the Top 50. Rather, I mixed them in the order I felt most appropriate. So take a listen. All you have to do is press PLAY above!
It’s that time of year again. At least it WAS that time of year…two months ago. Still, it’s never too late for an Albums of the Year list, right? I just wanted to be sure nobody copied my answers.
According to some parts of the internet, 2014 wasn’t a triumph in the album arena, with the exception of Taylor Swift’s 527 ft home run, 1989. Speaking of monster home runs and 1989, shout out to the Bash Brothers – Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire. Despite this ruling by the interwebs that doesn’t mean there are some serious gems out there.
Thanks to all my favorite people for slangin’ recommendations my way throughout the year. Per the usual, gimme a shout with any albums that I absolutely, positively haaaave to check out, lest my street cred flow directly into the sewer. I’m all ears.
Now for the moment you’ve been waiting for….the L.I.S.T. My Top 50 Albums of 2014. Continue Reading
Previously I revealed that after 34 years together, my ACL and I parted ways. Perhaps you’re reading this because you’re mourning a similar breakup, but you’re moving on.
Ok, so you’ve decided that you’re not going to rest on your laurels, sitting on the sidelines watching life pass you by. If Roger Goodell shows up at your house and invites you to participate in the Punt, Pass and Kick Competition (despite being 34 years old), damnit, you’re gonna be ready. What next? Continue Reading
Added on 21 February 2012
In 2010, Brooklyn-based duo Sleigh Bells unleashed their debut LP Treats. While they missed a brilliant opportunity for cross-promotion with any number of ear plug manufacturers, the resulting fanfare was as loud as their music. Fortunately for my ear drums, they waited 20 months before returning to market with their latest product. Reign of Terror, […]