Monthly Archives: December 2018

Best Re-issue (not new) Music 2018

  Various Artists / Basement Beehive My jones for the Numero label soul compilations is well-documented here.  However, this set is a step above: 2 discs of private-press girl groups.  Garage rock, soul divas, big-haired songs about romantic gloom.  It’s … Continue reading

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Best New Music 2018

  Julia Holter / Aviary Honestly, I haven’t even processed all this record yet.  One of the most ambitious things I’ve ever heard.  Ever.  Headphones, time, and patience are required, but the rewards seem endless.     Cardi B / … Continue reading

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