Author Archives: Peter

Best Thing I Heard First Quarter 2018

All the songs I love in January, February, and March of 2018. Lo Moon, Jay Som, Sunflower Bean and more.


10 Best Albums of 2017 + Highlights

  10 Best Albums of 2017 Listen to the playlist on Spotify. Spoon, “Hot Thoughts” In 2017, Spoon served up further evidence of their consistency and greatness. They continue to experiment and challenge their fans without losing the tight song craft, melody, and cool they’ve had from the beginning. Foxygen, “Hang” Foxygen turned in a darkly […]

Best Thing I Heard Fourth Quarter 2017

YouTube Playlist Spotify Listen to the playlist on Spotify. The Go! Team, “Semicircle Song” Brand Carlile, “The Joke” Shane & Shane, “Worthy of Your Name” Brent Cobb, “Down In The Gulley” Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile, “Continental Breakfast” Zac Efron and Zendaya, “Rewrite The Stars” Burt Jansch, “Needle of Death” Colter Wall, “Thirteen Silver Dollars” […]

Best Thing I Heard Third Quarter 2017

Spotify Listen to the playlist on Spotify. The Shins, “Taste of Honey” Did you know James Mercer can sing? I knew his voice could swoop, chime, and yelp but I didn’t know he could croon. Amazingly delicate, precise singing here. Production and arrangement by Danger Mouse. Treat yourself to the sweet, sad noir treatment of this […]

Best Thing I Heard Second Quarter 2017

Wish I had time to write up thoughts about all of these great tracks. Like always, some of these songs are already oldies. But I’m just making this list to record my discoveries and favorites along the way. Check out all of these artists for more great music. Spotify