Posts Tagged ‘xx’

Seeing as I was raised on a healthy diet of early-90’s Amy Grant (thank you, Mom), I feel like my entire childhood was preparing me for the year 2015 in music: The Year of Girl Pop. Pop music delivered by strong female leads has been very prevalent in mainstream music for decades. However, never have […]


Here we go. Four simple categories, 41 albums, one amazing song. This is how CK’s year-end analysis begins. HONORABLE MENTION: Number 11 through 15 on my top ten list, in alphabetical order. These albums are given the same full review as the top ten (coming soon!). This year, you get a bonus 16th record! WORTH NOTICING: […]


Have you Heard?

04Oct10

Just recently, it came to my attention that I had been neglecting two of 2010’s best-reviewed and most conceptually-intriguing releases. So, I cruised on over to Grooveshark and set out to fix this. It’s refreshing to run into a 21st century problem with an easy solution. 1) The concept: a Swedish husband-wife duo record a double-disk […]


Alas, after a whole lot of this and a little bit of that, my 2009 list is ready to go. I’ll start by saying, yes, I do feel bad for the poor artists who are releasing albums this Tuesday, the 29th of December. But no, I don’t feel quite bad enough to wait until January […]


Four score and seven years ago, it was 1922. And while the Roaring ’20s were the first great height of leisure time in the US, it was hard to discover music independently without going to ballroom dances every night. Fast forward from the Jazz Age to the Digital Age, and it seems as if everyone […]