That’s it! This is the best! Those three albums are the absolute crème de la crème! I wouldn’t let any of those three fall down any further on the list. That’s just how intensely good they are, how gratifying to listen to, how aurally cathartic and heavenly gifted. These are my top 3 albums of 2019.
Part XXII: 10-4
10: Car Made of Glass – Every Song Is a Good Song (Montgomery Street)
California’s Car Made of Glass is a peculiar thing indeed. Though it started as a sort of emoviolence, grindcore, and … Read more
Engage phase 3! This is the ranked portion of our best of 2019 extravaganza! These are the 20 albums I remember the most fondly, those that resonated the most with me, and of which I keep the most vivid memories. So, let’s begin the last stretch of this comically long journey with numbers 20 through 11!
Part XX: 120-21
Maria Faust, Tim Dahl, and Weasel Walter – Farm Fresh (Gotta Let It Out)
The alto sax, bass, and drums trio made of Faust, Dahl, and Walter aims to bridge Eastern European folk and experimental jazz. Maria Faust’s Estonian heritage … Read more
Part XIX: 220-121
New Age Doom – New Age Doom
New Age Doom is a Vancouver-based project by Eric J. Breitenbach and Greg Valou, who are joined in by Kurt Schindelka on saxophone, Zeb Pigott-Duggan on violin, Nori Akagi on taiko, and Vi An Diep on … Read more