An evolving playlist for this year, updated frequently.
A track from each album I liked in 2019. Featuring Danny Brown, Floating Points, Brittany Howard and Tool.
A track from each album I liked in 2018. Featuring Nate Smith, Anderson .Paak, Portico Quartet, and Emma Ruth Rundle.
A track from each album I liked in 2017. Featuring CZARFACE, Lettuce, Björk, and Roger Waters.
A track from each album I liked in 2016. Featuring Yussef Kamaal, Childish Gambino, Sumac, and Radiohead.
A track from each album I liked in 2015. Featuring Ghostface Killah, Floating Points, Faith No More and, Godspeed You! Black Emperor.
A track from each album I liked in 2014. Featuring Deerhoof, MONO, Kate Tempest, and Pink Floyd.
A track from each album I liked in 2013. Featuring Mogwai, FKA Twigs, Jaga Jazzist, and Clutch.
1998 was an incredible year for music, just as I was getting to the age where I was starting to take notice. Featuring Beastie Boys, UNKLE, Outkast, Primus, and System of a Down.
An attempt to select and rank my 100 favourite albums of all time. The empty spot is reserved for Joanna Newsom if her catalog is ever added to Spotify.
A talented drummer can be the difference between a good band and a great one. Featuring Neil Peart, Max Roach, Buddy Rich, Nate Smith, and Danny Carey.
The bassist is rarely a focal point of a band. The bassists in this playlist are. Featuring Jaco Pastorius, Les Clayppol, Geddy Lee, Carol Kaye, and Joe Dart.
A cover followed by the original. Featuring Clutch doing John Coltrane, Tori Amos doing Slayer, and Frank Zappa doing Led Zeppelin.
Sample based music followed by an original that was sampled. The only rule for this playlist is that I cannot look up samples; only those I have heard first hand.
A collection of unobtrusive instrumental music which is well suited to writing code, reading, designing, or anything where lyrics might get in the way.
I've never been to New Orleans, but the music and tradition surrounding it is something I really love. This is a short collection of some of NOLAs finest.
The Villain took on many forms...
Start Your Engines
Every track opens with a car starting. Probably not very listenable once the novelty wears off.