by Josh Kohan With Sun Kil Moon’s spoken word epic Benji and War on Drugs’ hypnotic Lost in a Dream recorded in 2014, that year will go down as one of the most musically inspiring. It was a year for rock veterans to produce career-solidifying classics as well as a few new (relatively) guys on […]Read more "Best Albums of 2015 (thus far)"
Morning Phase Beck Capitol, 2014 by Josh Kohan Received by critics all over as an unofficial “sequel” to Beck’s stellar and refreshingly honest 2002 album, Sea Change, this follow-up brings Beck back to his folk roots. Once again exchanging his turntable for an acoustic guitar, Morning Phase marks another chapter in Beck’s brilliant and eclectic […]Read more "Set Your Morning Phasers to Stun"
by Josh Kohan The ground is muddy, the sky is gray, but the tunes keep cranking, albeit crankily, out of my portable Altec speaker (circa 2006) as I enjoy a mug of hot coffee and crispy bacon on a lazy, Sunday morning. Usually, it is Bluegrass Sundays for me (especially during the cold winters); […]Read more "The Best Albums of 2014 (So Far)"