Best Albums of 2016

Ignoring the fact that I never posted last year’s list of the year’s best albums, my year-end lists have tended to be multi-post, overwrought affairs that have tested the reader’s patience and my ability to beat the clock before the calendar turns and the list becomes irrelevant. Fewer than eight hours remain in 2016 and…

The best songs of 2013

  As the year draws to a close, I finally have a few minutes to reflect on the year that was and the songs that kept me going when I needed that extra boost of energy. And as is often the case, when one sits back and compiles the songs that have aged well, no…