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Alex's Top 200 Albums Of 2017

For the last decade or so, Ive rounded up my favorite albums at the years end. Outside of satisfying some nerdy, personal desire of mine, it gives me a reason to revisit each album, spending November and December doing so, inevitably rediscovering some musical gems along the way. As the author of many album...

Friday Album Reviews | Seven New Records You Need To Know

As every Friday brings new music, Tomorrow's Verse brings you our top picks. Here's are favorite albums from October 20.By: Alex WoodDestroyer kenCanadian songwriter Dan Bejar returns with another Destroyer album. As always, the record isnt quite the same as anything else hes created. His newest work, ken shares his similar influences, found in Bowie,...

New Tunes | This Week’s 10 Best Songs [8/10/17]

With a neverending flow of good music constantly being released, Tomorrow's Verse will keep you up to date on our favorite new tracks released this week. Queens Of The Stone Age The Evil Has LandedThe second track released from QOTSAs upcoming album is a lengthier psych-rock track that owes more than a little to...

Alex's Top 150 Albums Of 2015

Frequent contributor Alex Wood has assembled his list of the top 150 albums of the year.1. Father John Misty- I Love You, HoneybearIf J. Tillman, AKA Father John Misty, mastered songwriting with 2012s Fear Fun, he perfected the musical side of his work with I Love You, Honeybear. The records sound is beyond massive, with layers...

Setlist / Video / Recap | Destroyer @ Thalia Hall 9/27/15

Songwriter Dan Bejar gained popularity through his involvement in The New Pornographers, despite having recorded as Destroyer since the early 90s.This year, Bejar released Poison Season, his tenth studio album, which turned out to be one 2015s best releases. The record combines the writers poetic lyrics with a lush, delicate musical backing, creating a...

Album Reviews | August 2015 Releases

By: Alex WoodChance The Rapper & Lil B- Free (Based Freestyles Mixtape) [8/5]Supposedly recorded on acid when the two rappers first met, Free (Based Freestyles) finds both artists informally rapping and ranting over long beats. Despite the freestyle format, the product is well conceived and surprisingly ambitious, proving both writers to be amongst the more...