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That’s A Record: Albums of 2018

It's crazy out here. At times, it's They Live out here and I don't have the glasses or Rowdy Roddy Piper and sometimes I feel like it just sucks. I have no solutions, no guesses and I'm not sure there's a map to guide the way, but I'm trying to be an ally and a friend whenever I can.

2018 — Game Over: Would You Like to Continue?

2018 on a personal level was a year that kind of challenged my own thoughts about myself, my life and abilities in ways I more or less just let come at me. With the sole exception of proposing to my partner, I feel like, if I were in Vegas, I would've been saying "let it … Continue reading 2018 — Game Over: Would You Like to Continue?

Weekly Rotation: 7/29 – 8/4/2018

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Every day on instagram, I post a record photo, an audio snippet and a mini statement about the record on display. And since all I really know about is music, I figured I’d share here weekly. I’m not here to tell anyone that my taste is better or that I somehow have more … Continue reading Weekly Rotation: 7/29 – 8/4/2018

Weekly Rotation 7/22 – 7/28/2018

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Every day on instagram, I post a record photo, an audio snippet and a mini statement about the record on display. And since all I really know about is music, I figured I’d share here weekly. I’m not here to tell anyone that my taste is better or that I somehow have more … Continue reading Weekly Rotation 7/22 – 7/28/2018

Weekly Rotation 7/15 – 7/21/2018

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Every day on instagram, I post a record photo, an audio snippet and a mini statement about the record on display. And since all I really know about is music, I figured I’d share here weekly. I’m not here to tell anyone that my taste is better or that I somehow have more … Continue reading Weekly Rotation 7/15 – 7/21/2018

Weekly Rotation: 7/8 – 7/14/2018

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Every day on instagram, I post an record photo, audio snippet and a mini statement about the record on display. And since all I really know about is music, I figured I’d share here weekly. I’m not here to tell anyone that my taste is better or that I somehow have more knowledge, … Continue reading Weekly Rotation: 7/8 – 7/14/2018

Weekly Rotation 7/1-7/7/2018

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Every day on instagram, I post an record photo, audio snippet and a mini statement about the record on display. And since all I really know about is music, I figured I'd share here weekly. I'm not here to tell anyone that my taste is better or that I somehow have more knowledge, … Continue reading Weekly Rotation 7/1-7/7/2018

Review – Burnout Paradise Remastered

Yeah, Still Good FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Just over a month ago, Burnout Paradise Remastered was announced. A week ago, it was released. Upon hearing the announcement, a joyous amount of nostalgia washed over me in a way that I can only equate to fans of Final Fantasy VI or VII when you mention it. I don't have the attachment to … Continue reading Review – Burnout Paradise Remastered

That’s A Record: Albums of 2017

By Matthew Kiel Twitter: infinite_rewind | Instagram: @infinite_rewind Winter has set into Philadelphia like that one not-so-distant-but-distant-enough relative that shows up to family gatherings aiming to work their way back into everyone's social calendar. They interrupt conversation flow with their misplaced anecdotes about their life since you last saw them. They've undergone life changes that, … Continue reading That’s A Record: Albums of 2017

Review – Widescreen Winter Romance

The xx feel like they've been gone a while. No, that's not a bad thing. It could've very well been the correct route for this London trio. Their eponymous debut was a bit of an epoch in terms of influence with its oft-imitated, never duplicated blend of late 90s-early 00s R&B and C86 era indie pop. Then again, how can one predict what's going to hit anymore?

Review – Run The Jewels 3

Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3 While it's obvious that talent can exist without genius, talent and genius together don't always make greatness; something else is needed to bond them together. When Killer Mike's 2012 burst of greatness, R.A.P. Music, was produced by former Def Jux label head, El-P the third ingredient was found. It's … Continue reading Review – Run The Jewels 3

That’s A Record! Matthew’s Favorite Albums of 2016

FOLLOW MATT: TWITTER | INSTAGRAM | TWITCH Without going too far into it, there would probably be widespread agreement that 2016 was an absolute head-scratcher of a year. And it all started with a gorilla... I'm not here to get sociopolitical or pontificate about where it all went wrong, right or weird. There are better people in your life for … Continue reading That’s A Record! Matthew’s Favorite Albums of 2016

Nerds Gone Rogue’s Top Holiday Songs

The home stretch to the holidays is coming to a close. Chances are there are plenty like me that are well sick of the endless tide of holiday reminders that started well before the final remnants of Thanksgiving had truly been digested. However, as the choir in a Vince Guaraldi song sings, "Christmas time is … Continue reading Nerds Gone Rogue’s Top Holiday Songs