A Moody 2015

With 2015’s approaching close and the music news cycle slowed down to a halt, it’s time to reflect on highlights of the year, or in my case, its nadirs. I cobbled up a playlist of my favorite darker, slower songs that were released this year. These songs are the ones that always stick with me most powerfully. […]

Natalie Prass @ Bowery Ballroom, 7/13/15

Natalie Prass is a singer-songwriter who caught a real break this year, releasing her self-titled debut in January to sincere acclaim from relative obscurity prior. It’s an interesting piece of work, recorded in Virginia back in 2012 on a shoestring budget, even enlisting the Virginia Commonwealth University’s jazz program to record string arrangements. The album grips you immediately with one of […]