A Decade In Review: Music of the 2010s

All writing is autobiographical, writing about culture doubly so. There is no way to distill the past decade into 10 essential albums without egregious oversight and omission. There are some artist and albums that I am not equipped to write about, there are also artists that have had their critical moments in the sun. They will not be written about here. That is okay, beautiful even. Remember that the truth is in the telling. Continue reading A Decade In Review: Music of the 2010s

A Music List for 2018

After the success of last year’s ‘5 Noteworthy Rock Albums of 2017,’ I’ve decided to stay the course by altering the format with a surprise ‘best of’ list which does not arrive until the beginning of January of the following year. It’s only fair. As an added bonus, that means I don’t have all the other stupid ‘best of’-‘year end’-’roundups’ to compete with. Reflection is … Continue reading A Music List for 2018

An Interview with Felix Rodriguez (of Open/Honest)

Under the moniker Open/Honest, Felix Rodriguez makes music which soothes the soul while unafraid to look at troublesome emotions, albeit wordlessly. The first EP to blossom out of the project dropped last month, and it’s the perfect soundtrack for your morning coffee or nightly existential quandaries. [bandcamp width=100% height=120 album=1094111592 size=large bgcol=ffffff linkcol=0687f5 tracklist=false artwork=small] An astoundingly quick turnaround saw Rodriguez get right back to … Continue reading An Interview with Felix Rodriguez (of Open/Honest)