Category Playlists

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

Best Tracks from Second Quarter 2016

Warning: more country this quarter than usual. Blame Charles Kelley.

Best Tracks from 1st Quarter 2016

This quarter I found some country I liked. And lots of synth pop. Lots! And the Adele record continues to be huge.

Highlights and Guilty Pleasures 2015

Best Album isn’t everything. A collection of highlights and guilty pleasures from 2015.