If you’re anything like me, you approach the vast majority of live records with a hearty dose of skepticism, almost inherently suspicious as to…Read More
This section is a regularly-updated timeline of all the albums we think are a must-listen — the albums which have impacted us so greatly that they still inform much of our taste today (and, more importantly, the tastes of music makers). This is NOT a comprehensive “best music of all time” list! Some albums are platinum, some are underground, but all are related in their creativity, coherence, and artistic forward thinking. We are cherry-picking albums for specific and justifiable reasons — feel free to send us your thoughtful paragraph on why you think an album should be featured here.
Writing about The Beach Boys is often a frustrating (or even upsetting) affair for a fan such as myself. Sure, they’ve had a helluva…Read More
It is funny and at the same time rather absurd to think of how little those considered even fairly “knowledgeable” about music often know…Read More
Studies show that listening to classical music while studying or taking exams can be extremely beneficial. There have been no studies, but anecdotally, listening…Read More
Merriweather Post Pavilion is home for Baltimore experimental group Animal Collective, more significant than a simple performance venue. AC are famous for their frenetic…Read More