steez you can hear vol. 40: Patty’s Day ’20

This week's playlist is dedicated to St. Patrick's Day and to one of my favorite Irish rock bands: Dropkick Murphys.  While Patty's Day isn't quite the same this year; we can still celebrate Irish culture together by collectively cracking a cold one and throwing on the playlist below from our respective quarantined comfort zones.  It … Continue reading steez you can hear vol. 40: Patty’s Day ’20

steez you can hear vol.39: American Gods

    About one month ago I re-read Neil Gaiman's American fantasy epic, "American Gods."  "AG" is one of my favorite fantasy novels to be set in America and it's also fairly unique in that aspect.  Gaiman paints a vivid picture of the Midwest and his descriptions of roadside attractions and the sites and sounds you … Continue reading steez you can hear vol.39: American Gods

retroactive: The ’59 Sound

Specifics: title: The '59 Sound artist: The Gaslight Anthem release date: August 19, 2008 runtime: 12 songs, 41 minutes 37 seconds I'm a latecomer to The Gaslight party.  It was only last year, 2018, when I listened to them for the first time.  Ironically, I discovered them via an unusual source.  I normally use The Ringer for sports.  I … Continue reading retroactive: The ’59 Sound

My 7 Favorite Hip Hop Albums of 2018

I listen to all kinds of music but there has always been one genre that holds my heart over the others: Hip Hop.  It's the only genre that I follow regularly and anticipate releases for.  This year was a huge year in Hip Hop with monoliths like Drake and Kanye releasing music alongside new comers … Continue reading My 7 Favorite Hip Hop Albums of 2018

Steez you can hear Vol.5

A few days late but still...Playlist for the week of December 10,2018: https://open.spotify.com/user/1244866248/playlist/4Ha2eQHtag5OmHrqiKxn6i?si=tnqhQfP2TWOdH6sSpALm7Q Game Winner by Vulpeck:  I arrived at Vulpeck through hearing Back Pocket in a commercial which brought me to their album, Thrill of the Arts; an incredibly soulful track and as a basketball player, I love the imagery. Dear Maria, Count Me In by All … Continue reading Steez you can hear Vol.5