Music Musings

Who Wants to Be In Your Record Collection?

Grade Inflation, Record Collecting, and “Classic Albums” In the first footnote of Andrew Nosnitsky’s “Classic Material” over on Pitchfork, he rightly counters the commonly advanced “Will you be listening to this years from now?” argument regarding new releases, but with the wrong response: “Why should that matter if we are listening to it today and … Continue reading


About Us – What Happened in the 2012 Presidential Election

A Brief Note on the Election, the Results, the Reaction, and the Future This essay of sorts comes two weeks after the presidential election. I did it more so because even though I side myself more with liberals and their variations—libertarians, neoliberals, socialists, etc., because let’s face it, they’re aren’t many anarchist sympathizers—I’ve noticed a … Continue reading