2020: Favorite Albums of the Year

Worriers – You or Someone You Know: The record that truly accompanied me through this year. Every song could be my song of the year – and I plan on playing Grand Closing at midnight. Happy fucking new year. Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher: Probably the best album of the year (though I haven’t given Fiona …

Frank Turner and Jon Snodgrass: The Fleas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TimJrA5ekI0 So here we arefinally on our kneeswaiting for the world to shake us offlike a bad case of the fleas With “The Fleas”, Frank Turner & Jon Snodgrass released a new song for the apocalypse. The song is from “Buddies II: Still Buddies”, a lovely, conversational record made by friends. It’s out now on …

Oh baby I will readAbout the buzzing of the beesAbout the grass and snakes and spawning lakes and the different types of treesAnd I will find a wayThat leads from cruel April into MayAnd someday soon it will be June and you’ll decide to stayFrank Turner & The Sleeping Souls: The Opening Act of Spring(Source: …

Terrible news from Britain this morning, The so-called #Brexit really feels like the beginning of the end of something great. The European Union, with all its flaws, is still a great idea I strongly believe in; it has brought stability and possibility to European peoples in a way no conventional nation-state could before. To see it …

//www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/xSB7Xe35PPw New video from everyone’s favorite raspy voiced, rugged singer! “You and I Alone” from Chuck Ragan.  Ragan’s music is increasingly straight-up country and, similar to everyone’s skinny half-assed English coutry singer, increasingly polished. But that voice. That mood. It still feels like your best friend sings you a song by a camp fire in …