SOTW: Dog Years

WEEK 7 Dog Years artist: Maggie Rogers album: Dog Years (single)   February is a cold month, like starting a rocky hike in the brisk, grey morning. This single is like that warm cup of chili you enjoy at the peak of the mountain (in Alaska?) at half-past-noon, when the sun affectionately pats your head for…

Top 16 Songs of ’16

By most means, 2016 was not a good year. “Before-and-After 2016” memes ran rampant, if memes are any insight into the morale of the populace. Britain’s divorce. Brangelina’s, too. Explosion of phones. Explosion of fake news. No peace in the Middle East. No peace, seemingly anywhere. All those we failed to help. Zika. Lochtegate. The many legends we…