I have one very simple mission. I want to show people music. Music they've never heard before. I know how much music means to me and I know that I am always looking for new music that I love. I created this blog in the hopes that perhaps I could help other people discover new music as easily as they possibly can. There are few things I love more than learning that I've helped someone discover music, and I love discussing music even more. If I have helped you discover something, feel free to let me know, I'd love to hear about it. And most importantly, if you read these reviews and, somehow, enjoy them, thank you.

If you would like to submit music to me to review, message me with a link to your music and I will review it. Please only send me music that is from the current year, as I prefer to stick to one year.







"Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. It is the electric soil in which the soul lives, thinks and invents."
-Ludwig Van Beethoven

 

"Dream River" - Bill Callahan
4/5. Whenever I start listening to a new album, I like to look around the Internet and read reviews of the album I’m listening to, see what other people think of it, and when I happened upon Pitchfork’s review of this album, I thought it described it perfectly. The reviewer, Lindsay Zoladz essentially said that this album sounded like contentment. Like Bill Callahan being happy with his life as it is. Now if you’re familiar with Bill Callahan, then most likely that’s because you’re familiar with his work as Smog and all the lo-fi stuff he did. This is very different. This is slow and relaxed, like a guy who’s just chilling out making music. I think Zoladz’s idea is perfect; it sounds like happiness, like being content with your life. It’s simplicity, what you have isn’t everything, but it’s enough to make you happy and you’re good with that, that’s the attitude that Callahan portrays here. Musically, the album is pretty good, well-composed, nice instrumentation, and Callahan’s voice suits the music well. Only downside to it is that it all kind of blends together in parts, but generally, this is a really nice album. Callahan’s songwriting is in very good form here too. Go outside on a nice day around dusk, put this album on, close your eyes and enjoy it. Highlights include: “Small Plane”, “Ride My Arrow” and “The Sing”.

"Dream River" - Bill Callahan

4/5. Whenever I start listening to a new album, I like to look around the Internet and read reviews of the album I’m listening to, see what other people think of it, and when I happened upon Pitchfork’s review of this album, I thought it described it perfectly. The reviewer, Lindsay Zoladz essentially said that this album sounded like contentment. Like Bill Callahan being happy with his life as it is. Now if you’re familiar with Bill Callahan, then most likely that’s because you’re familiar with his work as Smog and all the lo-fi stuff he did. This is very different. This is slow and relaxed, like a guy who’s just chilling out making music. I think Zoladz’s idea is perfect; it sounds like happiness, like being content with your life. It’s simplicity, what you have isn’t everything, but it’s enough to make you happy and you’re good with that, that’s the attitude that Callahan portrays here. Musically, the album is pretty good, well-composed, nice instrumentation, and Callahan’s voice suits the music well. Only downside to it is that it all kind of blends together in parts, but generally, this is a really nice album. Callahan’s songwriting is in very good form here too. Go outside on a nice day around dusk, put this album on, close your eyes and enjoy it. Highlights include: “Small Plane”, “Ride My Arrow” and “The Sing”.

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