Posts Tagged ‘future islands’

2016 in music was a year with a strangely high number of prominent musicians dying (David Bowie, Prince, and Leonard Cohen in the same year?!) and also a year with some fun new trends in Top 40 radio. The easiest way to identify sweeping trends in the music world is to look at pop music, […]


My Top 10 list for 2014 features some emerging artists that I had not heard until this year (#2, 3, 4, 7, and 10) and some established artists that have released their best album to date (#1, 5, 6, 8, and 9). While I feel passionate about my #1 choice (and will still be listening […]


I love the number 10. I mean, think about it. It comes before 11 and after 9. It has both a 1 and a 0. It rhymes with ‘hen’ but doesn’t rhyme with ‘rooster.’ What’s not to like? The biggest reason I love the number 10, though, is that is always seems to attach itself […]