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.

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Reading List: Top 5 Favorite Books – 2014

Ah yes, we’re in the thick of the year-end “best of” lists floating about the internet, but far be it from me to miss out on telling you what my favorites were this year. Are you in need of reading suggestions? Look no further.

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Record Machine: Otherness by Kindness

Perhaps you haven’t heard of Kindness — the slow-jamz electropop project from Adam Bainbridge — but if you have a fondness for early ’90s-style downtempo dance tunes and goddess Robyn herself, then do click on through.

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Comics Review: Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 and The Eleventh Doctor #1

Lately I’ve been dipping into the world of Doctor Who comics with both the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors, and now I’ve read the brand new releases from Titan Comics: Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor #1 and Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor #1, which are such outstanding first issues that I am already itching for the collected volume.

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Record Machine: Odludek by Jimi Goodwin

Amazon’s mistake was my gain because I pre-ordered the CD version of Jimi Goodwin’s Odludek, and on the day of its release, I received the vinyl+download edition. I can always burn a CD for the car (for I am one of the last dinosaurs who still plays music such a manner), and now this column can talk about how bloody perfect this album is.

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Resolving 2014

When I realized I would be writing one of the very first 2014 Persephone Magazine posts, I panicked a little bit, threw up my hands, and ran away from the computer. But it was still December 20, 2013, so that was acceptable. And in my quest for the perfect 2014 post, I realized I have made a big to-do about not having any resolutions for the year 2014. Read More Resolving 2014