Jason Romagni

impressions and stuff

Justin Timberlake – Man of the Woods (2018)

Context - walking my dog   Full disclosure:  I loved FutureSex/LoveSounds and 20/20 Experience, and unapologetically love his acting career beginning with and capping at "My Dick in a Box", so I had relatively high expectations going into this.  Not unlike his Super Bowl... Continue Reading →

Above & Beyond – Common Ground (2018)

Context - not watching The Grammys   Not that I have a good reason not to.  I don't have a cable box installed at the mo' but I'm sure it's online somewhere.  The fact of the matter is I plan... Continue Reading →

Porches – The House (2018)

Context - Playing Hearthstone   Let's talk for a minute about intentionality; namely, does it matter when it comes to an artist's work? There's something to be said about interpreting or reacting to a piece as it's own organic thing.  There... Continue Reading →

Julien Baker – Turn Out the Lights (2017)

Context - Rocking Hearthstone like it's an outfit   The problem with running a one man music blog is sometimes you don't have time to get to everything.  Reading anything.  Listening to everything.  There are only so many hours in the... Continue Reading →

cupcakKe – Ephorize (2018)

Context - updating the house budget Happy 2018, y'all! Here's to the first new album I've heard released in those digits. It was ok. In the brief research I did on this album I learned that cupcakKe is a Chicago... Continue Reading →

Piebald – We Are The Only Friends We Have (2002)

Context - shaking off 2017 Another year, another attempt at chipping away the chaff in favor of finding the good stuff underneath.  In the words of the hippy memes by which I structure my life: "we are not becoming new... Continue Reading →

Top 25 of 2017 / Where I’ve Been

  How I came to this list was I looked back on every album that came out in 2017 and I remembered reviewing positively, which left me with about 50 albums.  From there I did some rough ordering until I... Continue Reading →

Alkaline Trio / Hot Water Music – Split (2002)

Context - still playing Hearthstone And with this split EP I'm all caught up. This was a lot of fun, hearing Trio cover Hot Water Music and vice-versa.  I'm into it.  The covers weren't noteworthy in that they offer something... Continue Reading →

Hot Water Music – A Flight and a Crash (2001)

Context - still playing Hearthstone Consider this Catch-up 2.  Hot Water Music is still rad.

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