As I’ve done in previous years, I’m listing a bunch of songs I liked last year. I always pick a multiple of five, and I always give myself a limit of one track per artist to ensure the list has variety. Here’s 2021’s list, in alphabetical order by artist. I’ve also included a link to the Spotify playlist, so you can listen to it whenever you want. YouTube links are provided for all songs.Continue reading “45 Songs I Liked in 2021”
2021: The year when I said, “Okay, fuck it, I’ll listen to that.” People keep recommending me albums, and I keep seeing records I’ve never heard on year-end lists, so this was the year I resolved to at least try to keep up with critically-acclaimed music.
I didn’t succeed. (No shit.) And honestly, I didn’t like a lot of what I heard. But at least I can say that I’m less ignorant than I otherwise would have been. I listened to a whopping 186 new albums this year, a few short of my goal of 200, but an impressive total nonetheless. And despite the fact that a lot of it was trash, I did find quite a few gems in there. Here, I’ll be presenting my top 20, but I’ve also attached the full list if you’re curious. Let’s get right to it.Continue reading “My Favourite Albums of 2021”
As I do every year, I’m putting up a list of the pop cultural works I’m most anticipating this year, followed by a huge list of honourable mentions (mostly video games). Before we proceed, the usual disclaimers: A) Sometimes things miss their scheduled release dates, so don’t come crying to me if you’re not playing Deathloop this spring. B) We’re already a couple of weeks into 2020, so I might discuss some stuff that has started coming out.
Let’s get on with it!Continue reading “Things I’m Most Looking Forward to in 2021”
I’ve gone over my favourite albums of 2018, and now it’s time to discuss my favourite individual songs. In order to ensure variety, I’ve limited myself to one song per artist. Don’t think of this as my top 40; think of this as a snapshot of my musical tastes in 2018. Continue reading “40 Songs I Liked in 2018”
Here are 25 good songs from 2017, listed alphabetically by artist, with a maximum of one per artist. I’m not sure if they’re my absolute favourites, because I didn’t spend that much time thinking about them. Oh well. Continue reading “25 Songs I Liked in 2017”
It’s time to talk about my favourite albums of 2017. Continue reading “My Favourite Albums of 2017”
You know that sound… it’s What I’ve Been Reading! Continue reading “What I’ve Been Reading: May 11, 2014”