8 Hours of Animal Cross New Horizons for Your Daily Grind

8 Hours of Animal Cross New Horizons for Your Daily Grind
Ok, so let’s all agree not to make this post reach too far and wide and let the powers that be know about it, but if you ever wanted your work day to feel more like Animal Crossing and less like…well, normal work, this is just the ticket

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Iovine on the Music Business Going Into 2020

Jimmy Iovine Knows Music and Tech. Here’s Why He’s Worried. - The New York Times And the streaming music services are utilities — they’re all the same. Look at what’s working in video. Disney has nothing but original stuff. Netflix has tons of original stuff. But the

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A Random Alt/Indie Playlist

This isn’t a music blog by any means, but this tweet got me thinking about my favorite indie and alternative music recently and this playlist is the result. I hope you like it!

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My 10 Favorite Albums of the Decade

It’s the end of the decade and I love lists, so today I’m starting a series of lists about my favorite things. Today we’re looking at my favorite albums of the past 10 years. What I learned more than anything with making this list is that 2010

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Target and Best Buy are Shifting Away from CDs

Best Buy to Pull CDs, Target Threatens to Pay Labels for CDs Only When Customers Buy Them | Billboard [S]ources say that Target has demanded to music suppliers that it wants to be sold on what amounts to a consignment basis. Currently, Target takes the inventory risk by agreeing to

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My HomePod Testing Playlist

I’m getting a HomePod in just over a week and I thought I’d share the playlist I’ll be using to test it. These are all songs I love and songs that I think have really good production values that will make the HomePod prove its prowess. Feel

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My Favorite Albums of 2017

I’m not a music expert, but I do pride myself in having relatively good taste in music. As I get further and further away from my college years, I find it harder and harder to keep branching out to new and exciting music, but I’m doing my best

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3 Great Early 2016 Albums

Blue Wave by Operators Dan Boeckner is one of my favorite individual musicians working today. Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs, and Divine Fits is a pretty damn impressive resume, and his latest project Operators, is every bit as amazing as I hoped it would be. Holy Ghost by Modern Baseball I

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Spotify is Worthless If You Own Music

Paul Thurrott1 wrote a piece yesterday about how woefully inadequate Spotify is for people like him who want to bring their personal music collection with them. Spotify, alas, does not provide this feature. I’m actually quite surprised by this, given how popular it is, and initially assumed I was

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A Simple Way to Make Following on Apple Music Way More Useful

The Rural Alberta Advantage is one of my favorite bands, and I just realized yesterday that I was not following them on Apple Music. I tapped the Follow button because that's what you do for bands you like, but I realized that this was a completely empty gesture. See, following

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