Category Archives: 30Hz Recommended

Everything recommended at the frequency of 30HZ.

30Hz New Music Radar 1/20/17: Cherry Glazerr – Apocalipstick

Welcome to January 20th, 2017. Welcome to the future. I believe music offers the power to heal scars, ignite fires, prop up lost and weary souls. I’ve always resisted doing a weekly recommended column because there are just so damn many. Everyone has a record to recommend. But I’m not everybody. You’re not everybody else. I’ve consistently promoted the notion that… Read more »

30Hz Best Albums of 2016

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I’m not going to come out and pick the records of 2016 that I most admired. When listening to music what good is “admiration”? I admire lots of records that don’t inspire me to toss them on the record player. What good is an intellectual exercise in choosing music that appeals strictly to your objective, rational thought? No. I’ve never… Read more »

30Hz 25 Best Albums of 2015

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Let me start by saying that I did not select Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly as my favorite record of 2015. So this list at least has some novelty going for it. I read as many as five different lists from major music publications with Kendrick Lamar foisted up as the best tent-pole record of the last year. Hey,… Read more »

30Hz Top 100 Songs of 2015: Part 1

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Friends don’t let friends create year end “Best of” music lists. It’s not good for your health. It’s an endeavor riddled with self doubt and soul searching that no one should be forced to endure. Even upon completion, the victory is Pyrrhic. You finish just to be done. You finish so you can stop scanning your list of 1800+ songs… Read more »

30Hz Top 100 of 2014 (50 to 1)

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Load times on the videos forced me to split this into two posts. Carry on. Rdio Playlistified: Spotify Playlistified:   50. “Coffee” – Sylvan Esso My wife and daughter, who will listen to the same song 40 times in a row and not grow weary of it, will not let me play “Coffee” in their presence any more. 49. “Problem”… Read more »