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Every year I use this space to talk about how there’s too much good music. It’s true. There is.

Out of all the new music released in 2020, I listened to 10+ classical albums, 150+ electronic albums, 10+ folk albums, 15+ hip hop albums, 15+ jazz albums, 20+ pop albums, 30+ R&B albums, 70+ rock albums, and something like a thousand singles.

I’m subscribed to Spotify and Apple Music. I buy mp3s from Amazon, Beatport, Tidal, and several other digital music marketplaces. Thanks to Bandcamp Fridays, I was able to directly support artists that in a regular year I would’ve…


“California ain’t the whole world.”

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