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My Favorite Music of 2015

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

2015 is now in the books so it’s time for my annual recap of the music I liked. It’s not a list of the best music and it’s not even all music that actually came out in 2015, but it’s a nice way for me to tie a bow on the year and group together […]

My Favorite Music of 2014

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

Now that the year has wrapped up, it’s time to figure out my favorite music of 2014. It’s impossible to talk about music in 2014 without talking about Taylor Swift’s 1989. The album dominated sales for the year and it some ways it reminds me of the year Adele dominated the music scene with 21. […]

Anberlin – Lowborn review

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

“We’re heading nowhere/It’s not close to them/Even horizons can fade Hope says she’s never a saint/they’re all waiting on a prayer/If we’re heading nowhere” Anberlin released their final album, Lowborn this week and it is an album that definitely has a feel of finality about it. It is easy to view the album through the […]

SHEL at Decatur Court House

Thursday, June 5th, 2014

I haven’t figured out the right age or band for my daughters’ first concert. I heard about a free concert in downtown Decatur by the Colorado band named SHEL and I thought that would be perfect. However, we played pretty hard during the afternoon and by the time the evening came around they were already […]

No Cornerstone

Monday, July 1st, 2013

Many years this weekend would be spent packing suitcases, getting all of my recording equipment, cleaning the camera, packing batteries upon batteries upon batteries, and making sure all of the memory cards are clear. I’d be hopping in a car and traveling out to the middle of nowhere in Illinois. I’d be sitting out in […]