If you’ll indulge me, I’m going to take another look back at my project, this time through song.
5 more songs that are making 2014 worth living.
Moving to Brooklyn was not easy. In fact, it was by far the hardest apartment search I have ever conducted, far worse than Boston or Chicago. That should have been no surprise, but I was just not clued into how much more difficult it was going to be. We're talking exponential levels of difficulty. Let me tell you all about it.
One of my favorite things in the world is creating a music mix. Call it a mixtape, a mixed CD, a playlist, whatever, the name doesn't matter, it's the act that matters. The curation of a good mix is an art form, but it's an act of love, too.
This is my favorite love song, even though it's from Ryan's most uneven album. This is the sort of song that, if a girl likes this song, I'll immediately fall head over heels. It's kind of childish, very nihilistic and totally unhealthy, and in that way, it is pretty much everything that I have experienced … Continue reading Random Video: Wish You Were Here
Considering how prolific and unfettered the man is, it's kind of suprising that there are any songs Ryan Adams hasn't released. Even in semi-retirement, he still managed to release the double album III/IV, recorded with his Cardinals cohorts, a true clearing house collection if ever there was one (there's a couple of winners on there, … Continue reading The 5 Best Unreleased Ryan Adams Songs
It's that time of year again. Year End Lists time. Rolling Stone does it, Pitchfork does it, the New York Times, Washington Post and NPR all do it. Time Magazine does it in spades. We've come to the arbitrary end of 2011, and so now it's time to unfurl the lists of the best (and … Continue reading Song of the Year
Alex Winston - Locomotive Sounding like a female-fronted Passion Pit, this song has insidiously drilled itself into my head. One of the few songs that plays at work and doesn't drive me nuts (especially at this time of the year), I can listen to this over and over again. Plus, the repeated refrain, "I wish … Continue reading 5 Songs I’m Loving Now – 11/26/11