All Of The Old Posts
May 17, 2021
I missed a mixtape last month. I don’t need to wear masks anymore. I weigh these two obligations and the weight of doing the right thing vs. doing the thing that is expected.
March 31, 2021
I keep thinking there are no more time-wasting completionist paths to wander down, and then I hear a podcast episode about Pulp and here I am: learning about britpop.
February 28, 2021
Unpacking and organizing every weekend for four weeks has been like a series of short battles in between extended periods of planning. Which is to say — the month got away from us, and all we remember of February are those short battles.
January 31, 2021
We’re moving, and that means a lot of empty rooms with a lot of echoing music. Here’s to hoping we keep changing enough to let the music continue to echo.
December 31, 2020
How to make friends using nothing but an inexhaustible supply of nostalgia-driven videos, a YouTube playlist, and a seemingly never-ending pandemic.
November 27, 2020
We’re remembered for touchpoints and trivia, favorite bands and favorite pizza toppings. A few words on all of my favorite bands, and a few words about my friend Charles.
October 30, 2020
A few words on a music scene, Halloween costumes, and I Really Get Into It, a documentary about the underage architects of Sioux Falls punk.
September 30, 2020
Last night was the first presidential debate, and it was frightening. But I did not watch. And I will not watch.
August 31, 2020
I participated in an Instagram challenge to post 31 perfect albums throughout August. I did that, and these are those albu
July 31, 2020
Mountain conifers and bus diesel provide the foundation for a quick lesson on olfactory memory and a mixtape of unrelated songs.