Hurricane Baio: Yes Bow Tie, Yes

All the way up in the second row, I was surrounded by madness. One gum chewing, not-having-any-of-it woman at 3 o’clock, two hammered gentleman bobbing and making somewhat correlated movements between professions of love for one another at 4 o’clock, what began as 6 o’clock — a screaming, unapologetic blonde basketcase — came crashing through ...

Ryan Quinn’s Top 30 Songs of 2013

Choosing the best songs of the year is never an easy task.  So many songs come out in a single year that there’s no way to hear them all and some of them just tend to slip my mind after not hearing them for awhile.  But, with that said, I have attempted to list thirty ...

Adam Rondeau’s Top 30 Songs of 2013

In no particular order: “Ísjaki” – Sigur Rós – Kveikur “Do I Wanna Know?” – Arctic Monkeys – AM “Normal Person” – Arcade Fire – Reflektor “IV. sweatpants” – Childish Gambino – because the internet “Step” – Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City “Hannah Hunt” – Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the ...

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 ...

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