Record Machine: Follow The Lights by Ryan Adams and The Cardinals

Though Ryan Adams, with or without The Cardinals, is one of my favorite musicians, I’m still working my way towards owning his entire catalog. The man is prolific, and I don’t have the disposable income that I once had. So when I stumbled upon the vinyl version of 2007’s Follow The Lights for seven dollars, … Continue reading Record Machine: Follow The Lights by Ryan Adams and The Cardinals

Friday News Bites: Planned Parenthood Updates, Political Maneuvering + More

Greetings, unicorns, and Happy Friday. This week’s news updates are a little more entertainment-heavy at the end, but first let’s get to this week’s politics and other newsy items:

Record Machine: 3 New York Songs Without Frank Sinatra

Friends, when you read this, I’ll be taking my first trip to New York City as an adult, so this week’s Record Machine is as indulgent as ever. And with all due respect to Frank Sinatra, let’s listen to a few other city-centric tunes.

High Fives: Sara Habein

I had the pleasure to discuss music with one of my favorite people in the world, our own Sara Habein. We know how much I love lists and rankings, and it seems that having a discussion about music and adding rankings to things is right up my alley. I had so much fun having a little … Continue reading High Fives: Sara Habein

Record Machine: 3 Favorite 2014 Albums + Most Anticipated 2015 Release

Let’s change up Record Machine a little this week and talk about three albums I don’t have on vinyl, though they are all available in that format.

Friday News Bites: Animals! Marriage! Space! Oh My.

Happy Friday, everyone! We’ve got an oddball assortment of stories I found interesting, plus some great new developments on the marriage equality front.

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane this Week: Flying Solo Edition

Everyone knows the solo careers of some of music’s finest performers. John Lennon, George Harrison, and Paul McCartney all had amazing solo careers post Beatles. Beyoncé is reaching heights that she only dreamed of when she was just a member of Destiny’s Child. Plenty of musicians leave famous bands for one reason or another and form. … Continue reading Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane this Week: Flying Solo Edition