Encore presentation: 1987

Upon discovering that Rick Astley’s ‘Never Gonna Give You Up’ was released on this day 30 years ago, I was going to compile a list of songs from 1987. But that list failed to capture what it was that made that year in music such a significant one for me. Thus, I compile and re-post the entries in my abandoned effort five years ago to recount my life that year through music and mixtapes:  Continue reading

Overcoming Nostalgia (for lack of a better title)

I’m in the middle of a phase. Not quite spring cleaning, not quite a purge, but something in between. One of those periods in which I feel compelled to rid myself of the untouched, the unused, the excess. Continue reading