Favorite Songs of 2013: Part 2

“With you it’s always Nick Cave and David Bowie…”-       Dave Lemley (@lemdavely) Guilty as charged.  When putting together the five most spiritually significant songs this year, I’m always going to start with St. Cave and the Thin White Duke.  Push the Sky Away is a slow burn of an album that is pregnant with sacred themes which I have spent most of the year digging into and Bowie's The Next Day talks a ton about coming to grips with the world passing by.Overall, pop music s … [Read more...]

Favorite Songs of 2013: Part 1

Over the holidays my twitter feed was blowing up with end of the year lists.  Best of this, worst of that... most overrated/underrated...  you were dumb if you didn't know...  you get the point. Most of the lists play to whatever the general pop conscious was this year with a couple selections no one has heard of to prove that the writers are still way cooler than we are.  If you are interested in what other outlets thought this year, here are lists from Paste, Pitchfork, NPR, Gua … [Read more...]