The Best Albums of 2017

The Best Albums of 2017

Okay, so that title is misleading. These aren't necessarily the best albums of 2017 - who am I to judge? - but they're certainly the new releases that I enjoyed most this year. (Presented alphabetically by artist.) I'm Only Dreaming by Eisley By the end of the album's very first song, it's clear that I'm [...]

You, Me and DuPree

You, Me and DuPree

When I was a kid, my best friend lived down the street. Ours was that kind of inseparable childhood friendship where we hung out pretty much every day, no matter what. We played with Legos and video games and on the same hockey team. We knew each other's immediate and extended families almost as well [...]

The Mystery of Mr. Moon

Due presumably to some chemical imbalance or deep-seeded psychosomatic flaw, I have been known to occasionally become obsessed with individual songs. For reasons that are not immediately apparent, I will feel a strange compulsion to listen to the same track over and over and over again. This obsession inevitably burns itself out, but I'm always [...]