And away... we... go! After listening to hundreds of records this year, here are my ten favorites. Again, of course this is subjective AF, by design. And yes it does skew pretty heavily to the mellower side of rock and roll, folk, and singer-songwriter fare. I am who I am, it turns out. First up, … Continue reading The Top Ten Albums of 2019: Part II – #6-10
It’s the most wonderful time of the year… let’s go! I’ll start this off with a short and sweet explanation of the why and the how… Why? Not really sure, but since I was in high school I have taken some time at the end of each year to determine the greatest albums I heard … Continue reading The Top Ten Albums of 2019: Part I – Honorable Mentions (#11-20)
An absolutely gratuitous excuse of a post as I continue to prepare for the Best of 2019 Albums, Songs and Best of the Decade shiz… If you are a local Boise area musician, chances are you appear on this list. January Big Head Todd & the Monsters (with Los Colognes) Bob Seger & the Silver … Continue reading My 2019 Shows: The Complete List
The best of the best of the live music I saw last year – shout out to all of the wonderful people I experienced these shows with. Of the 50+ concerts I attended in 2019, there were a few that I will remember forever. These included trips to Seattle, Bend, and The Gorge – not … Continue reading My Top Ten Concerts of 2019
Here are the ten best after the Top Ten, which I will post shortly. I was able to squeeze in 51 shows this year, and nearly all of them were worth the time, money, and effort to attend. Here are ten that made me happy but didn’t quite make the coveted Top Ten list. Since … Continue reading Top Ten Concerts of 2019 – Honorable Mentions
A quick note on that other election this year. Each year a ragtag group of rock and rock-ish artists are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, located on the shore of Lake Erie in Cleveland, Ohio (remember, Cleveland rocks). This year’s nominees were announced a couple of months ago, and I forgot … Continue reading 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees – and how you can vote…
My favorite project on this here blog is to release my highly subjective and obviously unimportant thoughts on the previous year in music. Over the next couple of weeks, I will write about my favorite albums, concerts, and songs of 2019 – as well as some extra goodies for the decade that was the 2010s. … Continue reading It’s that time again!