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My Top 5 Albums of 2013 – #1: Acid Rap

Of all the albums I listened to this year, Acid Rap was the one I listened to the most consistently throughout the year, as well as front to back and unabated. Technically speaking, Acid Rap isn’t even an “album”. It’s a mixtape that Chance has released for free. But with the level of production put into the […]

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My Top 5 Albums of 2013 – #3: Old

If you’ve even heard of Danny Brown (pictured  above) there comes a point where you become compelled enough by his image alone to give him a listen. From what I first heard of the Detroit rapper, I discounted him to a degree based on the sheer ridiculousness of his voice. Not to mention all I […]

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My Top 5 Albums of 2013 – #4: Land of 1000 Chances

What do you think the life of a DJ is like? Sure, successful ones like Avicci and Skrillex can live the same quality of life the biggest pop stars do, but what about the work they put into making an album? From my first thoughts on the concept, there’s certainly a lot of engineering, mixing, […]

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My Top 5 Albums of 2013 – #5: Sunbather

Because of my extreme levels of procrastination and laziness over winter break, my longer analysis of this album in particular, and my night-owl tendencies starting to bite me in the ass, I’ve decided to make my Top 5  list a little different to make up for its lack of timeliness. For my top albums, I will […]

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My Top 5 Songs of 2013

From radio hits to deep album cuts, I was impressed by a countless amount of songs this year. Granted, I’ve probably listened to more music this year than I ever have too. Having said that, some of these decisions were a lot more difficult than others, but I think I’ve made a list that gives […]

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5 Things I Learned About Music in 2013.

As I’ve reflected on my experiences with music albums, radio hits, and live shows throughout this year, I’ve realized I have a lot more things to say about music than I can really say just by sharing my top five albums and songs of the year. While I’m still making a last ditch effort to […]