My Year in Music

Blowhard, Esq. writes:

Favorite Album of the Year: “Wild Things” by Ladyhawke

Honorable Mention: “Blue & Lonesome” by The Rolling Stones

Favorite Movie Soundtrack: “The Neon Demon” by Cliff Martinez

Honorable Mention: “La La Land” by Justin Hurwitz and Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

Favorite Porn Remix Soundtrack: “Sextape 4” by Drixxxe

Favorite Historical Reissue: “The Great Blues Vocals & Guitar” by T-Bone Walker

I’m Still Not Into Hard Bop or Avant-Garde Jazz But I’m Trying: “The Atlantic Years in Mono” by John Coltrane

Favorite Soul Album: “Changes” by Charles Bradley

Yet Another Radiohead Album That Doesn’t Contain A Single Song as Good as “Creep”: “A Moon Shaped Pool” by Radiohead

I Really Liked the First Single but the Whole Album Was Pretty Lame: “This Is What The Truth Feels Like” by Gwen Stefani

Newcomer to Watch: “Hero” by Maren Morris

Really Glad They Have a New Album But I’m Bummed It’s a Xmas One: “Christmas Party” by She & Him

Close Runner-Up For Least Favorite Album But It Had One Song That I Sorta Liked: “Lemonade” by Beyonce

Least Favorite Album of the Year: “Blond” by Frank Ocean

About Blowhard, Esq.

Amateur, dilettante, wannabe.
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9 Responses to My Year in Music

  1. Faaze says:

    Listen to enough T-Bone Walker, and you will hear every lick Chuck Berry ever played, and so much more.

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  2. jk says:

    radiohead have better songs than creep u fucking retard


    • Oh, boo hoo, someone made a little fun of your favorite band.


      • JV says:

        Ha! But yeah, they do have better songs than Creep.

        Haven’t checked out most of these, I’ll put them on rotation. If you’re trying to get into non-trad jazz, and especially Coltrane, I’d suggest Giant Steps. Or Nefertiti by Miles.

        I’m with you on Lemonade. Beyonce is a phenomenal performer (and gorgeous as hell) and I’ve liked a few of her songs. But for the life of me, I can’t see how, in 15 years, anyone will be humming them? I know I’m wrong, but geez. Fun to dance to, though.

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  3. Dain says:

    Cliff Martinez. Nice. He’s also behind the awesome music to Cinemax’s The Knick, worth checking out.

    Paranoid Android is better than Creep. Still, that commenter was being a creep…

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  4. peterike says:

    Interesting list. Will check some out.

    I don’t like the Stones record. Feels tedious to me. But then, I don’t like the blues.

    Checking out the Ladyhawke. Kind of reminds me of my girl Ingrid Michaelson.

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