Best Listens of 2016

Fuck 2016. That's right, I said it. Let's collectively bid adieu to the colossal shitstorm of Brexit, the Dallas Shootings, relentless police brutality, the siege of Aleppo, the election of Trump, and the sudden deaths of more musical artists than I care to recall. Like any patriotic American, I ended up burying my head in the sand when I became overwhelmed, clicking my … Continue reading Best Listens of 2016

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2015: The Year’s Most Rotated Joints

Finally.  As I belatedly promised on my last post, I wanted to share my top five albums of 2015.  It was a solid year, with a range of quality listens from Grande Marshall to Omen.  Did I fail to include some amazing mainstream gems, including To Pimp A Butterfly? Absolutely.  However, my year-end round-up aims … Continue reading 2015: The Year’s Most Rotated Joints

2014: The Year’s Most Rotated Joints

In ushering in the New Year, it's only right that we celebrate the departing one. I'm delighted to say that 2014 wrapped up on a high note, with several surprise last minute albums that came out of the woodwork.  D'Angelo resurfaced from musical seclusion to drop off his long-awaited release "Black Messiah" and Azealia Banks released her eclectic and … Continue reading 2014: The Year’s Most Rotated Joints