🎧 Insta-buy: Blue Period by Beauty Pill

A double LP compilation including the band’s complete Dischord recordings from 2003-2005.

🎧 Now Listening: Curses by Future of the Left

Just voted! Most people I’ve ever seen at our polling place too. Still have time today, if you haven’t. #JustVote

The sweetest pitty. Watson wedges himself behind me every single workday.

🎧 Now listening: Igor by Tyler, the Creator

πŸ„β€β™‚ Exploring the omg.lol universe

I’ve taken a little hiatus from writing One Last Wish posts (my music newsletter), so here are a few top notch new releases I’ve been digging:


Major milestone! 300 days complete in my song-a-day playlist journey. Grab it on Apple Music: music.apple.com/us/playli…

Mr. Robot and the compounding effect of tiny changes

I just completed a re-watch of Mr. Robot and it stands up (and still very relevant) 7 years later… it’s probably one of my favorite TV series of all time. My favorite scene of the series is one of the last – Elliott’s realization that changing the world requires more than one-off, big interventions: What if changing the world was just about being here, by showing up no matter how many times we get told we don’t belong, by staying true even when we’re shamed into being false, by believing in ourselves even when we’re told we’re too different?

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Beautiful fall day for a hike at Artpark

My assistant is being a little oppressive today. πŸ₯°

Quicksand and Spotlights last night in Buffalo

Anxious, MAGS, and oso oso last night at Rec Room in Buffalo.

Amazon has gone full QVC.

264 days down. My song-a-day playlist on Apple Music: music.apple.com/us/playli…

Los Campesinos! at the Velvet Underground in Toronto. They’ve been on my bands to see bucket list and it was worth the wait. πŸ”₯

What a show! Run the Jewels and Rage finally happened and it was glorious.

First Concert: Kenny G

Last Concert: Bon Iver

Best Concert: Fugazi

Worst Concert: Kenny G

Loudest Concert: The Pixies or Sleater-Kinney

Seen the most: Despair

Most Surprising: Idlewild

Next Concert: RATM/RTJ

Wish I could’ve seen: the Clash

H/t to @aspleenic

Finished reading: The Passageway by Jeff Lemire πŸ“š

My hopes for Sabres draft night- three of these please: Savoie, Lambert, Nazar, Gauthier, Kulich, Kemell, Miroshnichenko, Havelid, Chesley. Would love a trade up for Cooley or Nemec/Jiricek too. #nhldraft

Summer Chet

Finished reading: Something is Killing the Children Vol. 2 by James Tynion IV πŸ“š

Bon Iver and Bonny Light Horseman were amazing last night. I’ve seen hundreds of bands and it was a top 5 performance.

Finished reading: Something is Killing the Children Vol. 1 by James Tynion IV πŸ“š

Retired the original vinyl storage unit with a larger 2x2 unit. Was kind of shocked how big the collection has grown in the last couple years. The overflow was in a few various locations, so this was the first time seeing it all in one spot!