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 (January 15, 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. December and January tend to be a slow-down/reset period for the music industry, and I didn’t find any albums from January 1st …

Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums – Week 7

For the decade of the 2020’s, I plan on listening to approximately one album per week from Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. I will be posting my brief thoughts on each album here. #494 – Oracular Spectacular by MGMT For a publication oft criticized for keeping its nose stuck in the past, …

Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums – Week 4

For the decade of the 2020’s, I plan on listening to approximately one album per week from Rolling Stone’s list of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. I will be posting my brief thoughts on each album here. #497 – White Blood Cells by The White Stripes We’ve reached the first album on Rolling Stone’s …

Friday Awards (October 4, 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. This inaugural Friday Award was a toss-up between Bayside’s newest, Interrobang, and DIIV’s Deceiver. While both records are fantastic, hard-hitting …