2016 was a busy year in some respects, while in others it was somewhat slower. On the musical front, I wasn’t as active in my pursuit of new music and instead chose to remain in my comfort zone with new releases by past favourites. These are my picks of albums from 2016 I enjoyed most this year. A great groupRead more
2016 was a difficult year, even beyond the political landscape and ongoing tragedies around the world that persist. The world of music and pop culture lost many talented actors, musicians and artists in general. It was tough to remain focused. This year was the first year I found myself embraced more by more older favourites than new releases, which made comingRead more
The current profile of Blackstar could be perceived as critically elevated because it was followed so closely by Bowie’s death, but the two events – his death and the release of this album – are intertwined. There’s no way around that. Bowie almost certainly planned it that way.Read more
I am but one person – with a taste in music that’s my own.
These albums are albums that I listened to in 2013 and placed into a best-of list that best represents what I liked this year. My music tastes have moved more in line with mainstream pop recently so there is an abundance of pop music but I believe 2013 to be the most varied year in “pop music” in quite some time.
Here are the 30 albums that I select as my picks of 2013.Read more