My Favorite Albums of 2021

It is once again time for my annual ode to self-importance – listing my favorite music of the past year. And what does “favorite” mean? Quite simply, music that surprised, amazed, and exhilarated me. It also needs to keep my attention in this era of LONG albums (see P.S. rant below). But this year, “favorite” took on... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Songs of 2021

Here’s some stuff to add to your playlists. Like my favorite albums, this wide net of songs surprised, amazed, and exhilarated me. And had me spending an irresponsible number of hours watching the videos on YouTube. MY ABSOLUTE FAVORITE COULD NOT GET ENOUGH OF IT SONG OF THE YEAR Gabriels Love and Hate in a... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Albums of 2020

It is once again time for my annual ode to self-importance – listing my favorite music of the past year. And what does “favorite” mean? What I listened to the most? (Yes) What I anxiously waited for? (Yes) What had great videos I couldn’t get enough of? (Yes) What was unique? (Yes) What was by... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Albums of 2020 (so far)

Basically, at just past the halfway point, my 2020 in music can be described like this. In March I heard Dua Lipa’s new album and I thought that would be the best album I heard all year. Then I heard Hayley Williams’ solo album in May and I thought that was amazing. Then Lady Gaga... Continue Reading →

My Favorite Music of 2019

Future Generational Superstars Maggie Rogers Heard It in a Past Life. I predict she will be this generation’s Joni Mitchell. Billie Eilish When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? She is this generation’s Kurt Cobain. Future Generational Superstar if People Will Care More About R&B H.E.R. I Used to Know Her. She is... Continue Reading →

My Concert Decade

The theme of my life during the decade of the 10s is easily described by two words: live music. I saw music in clubs and bars and breweries and coffee shops and restaurants and arenas and outdoor festivals and theaters (and theatres) and music/symphony halls and pavilions and homes and synagogues and basements. My friend... Continue Reading →

Happy Anniversary For Your Entertainment!

Happy Tenth Anniversary For Your Entertainment! It doesn’t seem like ten years have gone by which is why I’m celebrating it by re-upping what I wrote about it on its fifth anniversary in 2014. Much has happened for Adam since then, most notably his association with Queen which became a phenomenon with Queen + Adam Lambert’s... Continue Reading →

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