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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2017 – The Playlist – Day Five

2017 – The Playlist Posts Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 16. The Front Bottoms – “Don’t Fill Up on Chips” I had heard of The Front Bottoms before this, but everything I had heard from them led me to believe they were just a stoner-focused[…]

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2017 – The Playlist – Day Four

2017 – The Playlist Posts Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 13. Good Old War – “Part of Me” I love Good Old War. Everything they do is solid. I missed seeing them twice this year, which is a real bummer. Their melodies are so well[…]

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2017 – The Playlist – Day Three

2017 – The Playlist Posts Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Let’s get things back on track after that Taylor Swift detour yesterday. Just mellow out for a few tracks and take it all in. 9. Pet Symmetry – “You & Me & Mt. Hood” This[…]

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2017 – The Playlist – Day Two

2017 – The Playlist Posts Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 No intro today. Just music. Please proceed. 5. The Movielife – “Ghosts in the Photographs” I’ve always flirted with the idea of being way into The Movielife. They’ve got a good handful of songs that[…]

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2017 – The Playlist – Day One

2017 – The Playlist Posts Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 This year has been one of my favorite periods in music in a long while. There has been a huge resurgence in pop-punk and emo in recent years, and it really hit its stride in[…]

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