Vote on the Contrast Podcast Festive 50 Shortlist!

Contrast Podcast recently asked music bloggers like myself to submit our favorite 50 songs of the year for their annual "Festive 50" podcast. Our selections were then compiled into a shortlist and now we've been asked to recruit votes to narrow it down. For the curious, I've bolded the 10 songs I personally voted for.... Continue Reading →

Kurt Vonnegut & Dave Soldier: Ice-9 Ballads

Ice-9 Ballads is the new soundtrack to Kurt Vonnegut's classic novel Cat's Cradle. A 1997 collaboration between the late, great author Vonnegut and composer Dave Soldier, the album features nine tracks that were directly inspired by the book. I didn't know quite what to expect when I first received it, but I can't imagine a... Continue Reading →

Thanks a lot, big brain.

Kurt Vonnegut died yesterday at the age of 84.I've never been one to get caught up in the lives or deaths of celebrities, but this time it almost feels like a good friend is gone. As anyone who knows me at all is already aware, Kurt was my favourite author and someone I admired for... Continue Reading →

Thanks a lot, big brain.

Kurt Vonnegut died yesterday at the age of 84.I've never been one to get caught up in the lives or deaths of celebrities, but this time it almost feels like a good friend is gone. As anyone who knows me at all is already aware, Kurt was my favourite author and someone I admired for... Continue Reading →

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