[ALBUM] The Suitcase Junket – Make Time

You could argue that there are a lot of gimmicks when it comes to one-man, throat-singing band, The Suitcase Junket. But, as soon as you hear Matt Lorenz jangling about on his homemade/repurposed instruments any feeling of schtick quickly dissipates. Lorenz’ latest effort, Make Time explores the expansive breadth of Americana. From the gritty, distorted ...

The 50 Best Albums of 2013

Okay folks… The day has finally come. Our ducks are in a row and after whittling down our list from 5,769 to a mere 50, we’re exhausted. But, we’re also excited. 2013 was a pretty good year for music. I’d also like to remind you that although this list is called The 50 Best Albums ...

The Best Music Videos of 2013

The music video sometimes seems a thing of the past now that the MTVs and VH1s we once knew are now long gone. However, despite the cable networks abandoning music videos, the art lives on. Music videos are an important, interesting part of song interpretation and can strongly influence the impression made on the listener. Many ...

[PLAYLIST] The Animal Within

This week’s Friday themed playlist features tracks with animals in their titles.  There’s a real collage of genres here but I think it’ll be enough to motivate you to really discover the animal within.  If you like what you hear, share it with a friend.  There’s nothing better than discovering new music… that you like. ...