I used to have a summer job at a mini golf course when I was in high school. It was on a stretch of the Berlin Turnpike where the densely populated big box stores give way to the occasional motel or stranded gas station. What was left was some beautiful, undeveloped land, which from the […]Read more "Passing Afternoons"
Ever walk into a Grateful Dead-related show, take a scan of the crowd before you, and think, “What the hell are these people searching for?” There’s that dude who looks like he’s been in a weed haze since ’67, the glow stick twirler and gypsy mom doing a ceremonial dance for nobody, or the drifting […]Read more "In Defense of Dead Heads"
I’ve been thinking a lot about how this year was one of the weakest years in recent memory in terms of new music that was released. Aside from there not being any real breakout/new acts, none of the albums that were promised to drop this year did. No Kanye. No Frank Ocean. No Panda Bear. […]Read more "2014: The Worst Year for Music in Recent Memory"