The plight of the Grammys

In the world we’re living in, of political turmoil and societal turbulence, chaos and wonder, let me ask: does anybody really care about the Grammys? Is it possible for any single person to care about an awar...

DAMN.: a poetic paradox

How do I even begin to formulate language around an album that initially left me speechless? I don’t know, but here goes nothing: On April 14th, 2017, a day that will be remembered for years to come, Kend...

The Year in Music

This past weekend I had a conversation with a former B-Side contributor about the merits of my favorite fruitless activity: compiling my coveted year-end albums list.  As someone who takes this pointless endea...