Here it is. The obligatory end of year list. As is the case with every year, I try to keep track of albums I love starting in January. Then all of a sudden December rolls around and I feel confident I missed a ton, or glossed over some great ones. I have lofty ambitions to revisit certain albums (Django Django, CHAPPO, Fiona Apple, etc.) and then it never happens.
Disclaimer now done, here is a list of 20 albums and 10 EPs (in no particular order) that I really enjoyed this year, and recommend checking out! (more…)
A look at the art of the perfect cover and some impactful pairings with visual mediums
By Bekah Touma
The first few notes sound oh so familiar…you may start to hum or sing along but soon realize something seems to be slightly off. Ah yes, this must be a cover. After racking your brain for the original the cover starts sinks in. Here is where I decide if I love it or hate it.
Yoga can be many things to many people. For some it is a way to relax, for some a grueling sweat filled workout. It can be a time for quiet reflection or a spiritual journey that takes you to all parts of the globe. (more…)