(Once again, I started this in 2022 but finished it here in the beginning of 2023, so just keep that in mind when I refer to “this year” throughout this post) Looking at my Last.fm stats, I listened to 25% more music in 2022 than I did in 2021, and that makes sense considering I […]
When people think of emo music (and, by extension, pop-punk, as they often get lumped together), they often tie those genres to a certain set of emotional concepts, generally around sadness and heartbreak. How people perceive that type of music also often influences the sounds and styles they associate with those types of bands, ranging […]
Note to the Reader: Much like my 2022 top albums list, I started writing this post back at the end of 2021, with intention of posting it in early 2022, but that didn’t happen. Notes from my future self are noted in italics. This past year, I found myself doing most of my gaming on […]
Note to the Reader: I started writing this post back at the end of 2021, with intention of posting it in early 2022. However, I never got around to finishing until much, much later in 2022, when you see this actually getting published. Sorry about that. In the areas I had to go back and […]
Ok, so this year, I’m doing things a little differently. Although many things in the world have started to open up (for better or worse), we’re still amid a pandemic. So many things were all new kinds of miserable, and I was kinda miserable for good chunks of it, so as a result, I didn’t […]
Ok, first off, I apologize. This year’s playlist is 32 goddamn songs long. I didn’t have the self-control to limit my top albums list to 10, so now that I’m unshackled, I went all in on the playlist too. There’s something here from every one of my top 12 albums of the year, a handful picked from some of the honorable mentions, and then some other tracks that I really enjoyed from throughout the year.