What I’ve Been Listening To (8.1.21)

Welcome to my weekly column “What I’ve Been Listening To,” where I publish a post every Sunday with my 5×5 collage of most-listened releases (which is sourced by my Last.fm account and made into a collage via this site). I do not intend these to be lengthy write-ups, but I like to include notes on my …

What I’ve Been Listening To (7.25.21)

Welcome to my weekly column “What I’ve Been Listening To,” where I publish a post every Sunday with my 5×5 collage of most-listened releases (which is sourced by my Last.fm account and made into a collage via this site). I do not intend these to be lengthy write-ups, but I like to include notes on my …

Friday Awards (January 29, 2021)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. January 29th was surely the year’s most stacked release date yet. For most of the weekend, I was torn between writing about …

About the Song – “Fear Not Want”

Editorial note: The first section of this post is a brand new article about the writing and recording of this song; the second section is adapted from a write-up originally posted on Facebook about the meaning behind the song. “Fear Not Want” was the first single from Development & Compromise, and it has become the …

Friday Awards (February 7, 2020)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. February 7, 2020 was bound to be dedicated to one album — one of my most anticipated albums of the year: Cycle …

Friday Awards (January 17, 2020)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. This was an interesting release — more interesting for the talk around it than the music itself. The music on Marigold is …

Friday Awards (October 11, 2019)

Every Friday, I scour the internet for new music releases. The weekly Friday Awards will highlight my favorite discovery each week, with a special emphasis on artists that are new, new-ish, or new to me. If I’m being honest, I did not want to like FANDOM, the third album from Houston, TX-based neo-pop-punkers Waterparks. It’s profane, it’s …

Nashville Concert Review – IVEY & Borderline Natives (10.9.19)

I honestly don’t go out to bars very often, but of all the times I’ve gone out in Nashville, probably 50% of those trips were to The Crying Wolf. It’s the only bar in town that I visited prior to moving to Nashville — its reputation preceded it. Depending on the night, you might not …