Category Archives: Music

2017 Yearbook: Tyler’s Top 10 Songs

Tyler runs down the best Songs of the Year, featuring a heaping helping of insistent and ebullient hip-hop moments, from emergent artists cementing their place to entrenched superstars topping themselves over again.

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2017 Yearbook: Tyler’s Top 25 Albums

In a year of social turmoil, the best albums of the year got angry, vulnerable, and fuzzy. Tyler breaks them down.

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Best Albums of 2017: 3rd Quarter

The Best Records of 2017’s 3rd Quarter featured surprises, reformations, explosive expansions, and iterative growth, sometimes all within the same record. It was a quarter of thinking about some of the most carefully curated bands and their intentions, while also marveling at the simplicity that comes from a lack of expectation.

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Best Albums of 2017: 2nd Quarter

The 2nd Quarter’s Best Albums of 2017 evened out the year to a consistent rhythm of strong, if not revolutionary, albums from new and old artists alike. Oh, and a wallop from the Best Rapper Alive.

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Best Albums of 2017: 1st Quarter

Featuring a bevy of singer-songwriters, several ascendent stars, and the return of a few all-time great acts, the first quarter of 2017 did not disappoint with its Best Albums.

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2016 Albums of The Year: 25 – 11

Tyler makes the final turn toward the end, covering those records that just barely missed the Top 10 Albums of the Year, featuring Radiohead and others.

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2016 Songs of the Year: 50 – 16

Tyler worms his was toward his Top 10 songs of the year, covering songs 50-16, featuring Joey Purp, The Avalanches, Kanye West and Ariana Grande.

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