Top Albums of 2019 – Day 4 – The Playlist

YouTube Spotify This is the fun part. A lot of these songs were alluded to in some previous days discussions, and are just here as examples of those albums, so I won’t retread old topics there. I’ll just touch on the stuff that wasn’t mentioned elsewhere. The Get Up Kids[…]

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Top Albums of 2019 – Day Three

This is it, the final set of albums for 2019. Since I like to listen to music when I cook, these are the albums my wife has been subjected to the most in the kitchen throughout the year. No extra stuff at the end today, because these are long reviews[…]

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Top Albums of 2019 – Day Two

Thanks for coming back for three more of my top albums from 2019. Here we go! #6. Future Teens – Breakup Season Sometime in the spring, I saw a tweet that said Future Teens’ then-new track “Emotional Bachelor” was the future, and I thought it was a pretty lofty claim… until[…]

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Top Albums of 2019 – Day One

It’s that time of year again, friends. Time for me to wax poetic on some of my favorite albums from the past year. Normally I do my playlist first and then the albums afterward, but I have a lot to say about my favorite albums this year, so I’m flipping[…]

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Top Albums of 2018

I really wish there were more full albums from 2018 I loved, but I didn’t have a lot of drive to invest into full albums unless it clicked for me the first time. Honorable Mention: Joyce Manor – Million Dollars to Kill Me 5. Underoath – Erase Me I haven’t liked an Underoath[…]

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2018 – The Playlist – Day Four

Here we go, this one’s for all the marbles. My favorite tracks of the year. These top four are all favorites, not necessarily ranked. That would be like choosing a favorite child. 15. The Get Up Kids – “Better This Way” It probably surprises very few of you that a[…]

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2018 – The Playlist – Day Three

Oops, I forgot to do this for a few days. Well, I’m back. My schedule’s off so we’ll just finish this up as I go. 11. NIGHT//HVNT – “Smoke and Liars” This is probably the most fun story on this entire list. At the band’s inception, and through the recording,[…]

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2018 – The Playlist – Day Two

6. The Mountain Goats – “Song for Sasha Banks” In the past year and a half or so, I’ve spent time getting way in to professional wrestling again. So, when this track popped up, I was intrigued. The story behind this track is that after the 2015 release of The[…]

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2018 – The Playlist – Day One

Here we go, back at it again with long-winded treatises on my favorite tracks from this year! With throwbacks, covers, and a lot of appearances from the members of the Get Up Kids, these were the tracks I loved jamming to this year. I had fewer tracks overall, so this[…]

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Top Albums of 2017

Just wanted to do a brief write-up about the stuff I really dig about these albums. If you want to hear some tracks from these albums, as well as many more of my favorite songs from this year, check out my 2017 Playlist series. #4 (Tie) – Knuckle Puck – Shapeshifter and Neck[…]

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