reviews

Dec
08
on something new: a 2020 favorites list part one

on something new: a 2020 favorites list part one

I am mostly bad at listening to music. I’m late to listening to new releases. I’m incredibly late
12 min read
Nov
05
let's talk splits

let's talk splits

I made a tweet that got a lot of responses (for me, at least,) asking what everyone’s favorite split
4 min read
Oct
22
on trace mountains + a painful interrogation of why i can't talk about the music i like best

on trace mountains + a painful interrogation of why i can't talk about the music i like best

I started this newsletter to listen to and try to understand the albums people around me love and talk about
6 min read
Sep
22
on the execution of all things by rilo kiley + hanging garden by corey flood

on the execution of all things by rilo kiley + hanging garden by corey flood

Something OldRilo Kiley is a band I’ve always known of. They’re a band with a name I like
5 min read
Sep
11
on through being cool by saves the day + music journalism as a hobby

on through being cool by saves the day + music journalism as a hobby

Something Blue I’ll get into Saves the Day in a little bit but first, like any person who does
9 min read
Aug
14
on the airing of grievances by titus andronicus + honeymood by oux

on the airing of grievances by titus andronicus + honeymood by oux

Yesterday I was sat in Rittenhouse Square, the only place in Philadelphia I can get to without getting lost, talking
6 min read
Jul
26
on sit resist by laura stevenson + sprawling by happy accidents

on sit resist by laura stevenson + sprawling by happy accidents

Despite a weekend of weird music writer discourse about newsletters (great bait for a newsletter topic), we return to my
7 min read
Jul
23
on slow mass + being me or whatever

on slow mass + being me or whatever

This week on the something old newsletter I’m discussing something that isn’t old and my own very personal
7 min read
Jul
18
on untitled by blink-182 because twitter is rotting my brain but like in a fun way

on untitled by blink-182 because twitter is rotting my brain but like in a fun way

Welcome back to Something Old, Something New. Today we’re discussing two albums that came out before 2005. Last week
8 min read
Jul
14
On Puberty 2 by Mitski + some singles

On Puberty 2 by Mitski + some singles

Before I get into a true introduction, I wanted to say a big thanks to everybody who read my title
8 min read