40 Songs I Liked in 2018

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”

My Favourite Albums of 2018

In many ways, 2018 was a year of surprises. Previously reliable artists like Beach House and Kanye West released bafflingly mediocre albums, and previously mediocre artists like Joyce Manor and The 1975 released career-best work. These patterns are reflected in my top 20 list of albums released in 2018. It’s not as diverse a list as in years past – there’s more of an emphasis on rock music than usual – but it’s one of the most satisfying lists I’ve had in a while. Without further ado, let’s dive in. Continue reading “My Favourite Albums of 2018”

My Favourite Albums of 2014

2014 is coming to a close, and that means it’s year-end list-making time! (Woohoo!) First up: my favourite albums.

I listened to quite a bit of music in 2013, but this year, thanks to getting hardcore into Spotify, I listened to more music than ever before: 114 albums, to be exact. Some were mediocre, but most were pretty good, which made narrowing down the list to a top 20 difficult. Continue reading “My Favourite Albums of 2014”