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The Best Albums of 2016 (so far)

July 05, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Hard as it may be to believe, 2016 is already more than halfway over. And despite what the Trump campaign or British xenophobia may have you believe, it hasn’t all been terrible this year either, at least not music-wise.

Ryan Adams' song-for-song cover album of Taylor Swift's '1989' is just about what you'd expect, which is pretty great.

Ryan Adams’ ‘1989’ is exactly what we wanted it to be

September 23, 2015 / by / 2 Comments

Turns out both Taylor Swift and Ryan Adams are liars.


Unbeliever: Why beloved band Vampire Weekend doesn’t click with me

February 18, 2014 / by / 18 Comments

It all began with this brief profile in Paste Magazine. That’s when I figured they weren’t for me. Paste writer Rachael Maddux called them “polite punk.” Gross.


It Has a Nice Ring When You Laugh: Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain at 20

February 14, 2014 / by / 24 Comments

There is no real way for me to remember 1994. Sure, I can scour the internet and annoy my parents to get enough information to form an adequate picture of 1994, but defining what 1994 was like is still nearly impossible considering that I was a year away from being a member of this planet. The only way I can define 1994 is through music.