At no point this year (or any other year for that matter) did anyone ever approach me to inquire about the books I read. Even so, I felt like volunteering this particular tidbit of personal information. …


Listed alphabetically by artist, because that is the correct way to do it.

Apparat — Soundtracks: Dämonen

In alphabetical order.

The Bug vs Earth — Concrete Desert

Listed in alphabetical order.

Childish Gambino — Awaken, My Love!

The Top 15 Records of 2015

Would New Year’s even exist if it were not for a countdown? I submit that it can not. Without waxing too philosophical, ultra-subjective lists are entertaining. So go ahead and agree, disagree, or make a list of your own — that’s what makes this end-of-the-year-countdown business so fun anyway. …


I should hope the title is explanation enough. Here are my personal selections for this year, in no particular order:

Kate Boy | One


The Top 14 Records of 2014

Because you love 100% subjective countdown lists, especially at the year’s end, here are a few of my favorite releases. Agree, disagree, or make a list of your own — that’s what makes this end-of-the-year-countdown business so fun anyway. (To be sure, I’m not holding as tightly to the order…


Not A Lot Of Explanation Necessary.

Good artwork does not guarantee great music, but it’s better than bad art on a good album. In any case, it get’s my attention. Here’s my selections for this year, in no particular order:

Foo Fighters | Sonic Highways

Tony Otero

Designer. Drummer. Critic. Reader. Foodie. Activist. Gardener. Husband. Father. Christian.

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