To the Year That Felt Like a Decade:

Ten songs that marked my year of feeling, traveling and rambling…

To 2019: the finest line I’ve walked on thus far.

For the year that saw my biggest going-through-the-motions and for the decade that molded me into the tiny self-titled badass I am today, I say thank you.

2019 was the ultimate capstone of a decade that saw my teen years, the journey through middle school, high school, and into university and the working world. It’s ten years of self-discovery, of wading through periods of anxious emotions and feelings towards friends, crushes, the in-between of both, of traveling and living without my family by my side in foreign countries, of discovering what I want for myself and who I care to be seen as by my community and by my city. Ten years of music and artists and concerts that allowed me to unleash whatever, good or bad, was plaguing me in the current moment.

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Albums to Love: Be the Cowboy by Mitski (2018)

Your twenties are for breaking down on the turnpike…

It’s always been hard for me to express my feelings. Even with myself. It’s like admitting I feel a certain way makes it too real for me. My feeble mind cannot fathom the fact that actually feel that way.

 I can’t be sad. I can’t feel alone. Isn’t that what people do in movies? Isn’t that what happens to people who actually have difficult lives? It can’t happen to me. 

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Top 10 Albums of 2018 🎉

Looking back on this year’s greatest musical triumphs…

Recently, a friend of mine said that 2018 wasn’t that great of a year for music and I’m gonna have to respectfully disagree.

This year has been almost as good as 2015 was for music. That was the year we were blessed with To Pimp a Butterfly and Currents and Teens of Style and I Love You Honeybear and DS2. This year was full of rather unique additions to the musical canon and to many artists’ discographies. Without boring anyone with a list longer than their battery life, I’ll divulge into my top ten and defend my picks in the hopes that I can persuade you to hear them out:

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