10 of the Best Books I Read Last Year

I meant to make this post with my other 2020 year-end lists and didn't get it completed in time, then got distracted by other issues. Better late than never, I guess--and besides, none of these books were actually written in 2020 so the point is a bit moot. Aided by quarantine and a work from … Continue reading 10 of the Best Books I Read Last Year

You Should Really Check Out Bandcamp + Album Recommendations

So how ‘bout some good news regarding music and musicians? This article is in no way a paid advertisement and I apologize if it at times it reads like one. My recommendations are wholehearted and unsolicited. I’ve loved Bandcamp so much and used it for so long that at this point that I forget so … Continue reading You Should Really Check Out Bandcamp + Album Recommendations

My 5 Favorite “Indie” Rock albums of 2020

Now that I've covered all of my favorite (trad, black, death, and "other") metal albums of 2020 I'm moving on to more "popular", e.g. "mainstream" terrain. I'm splitting my "popular" (not including hip hop which at this point basically is popular music) music picks into two lists--Indie and "Album Oriented Rock (AOR)". The line between … Continue reading My 5 Favorite “Indie” Rock albums of 2020