Favorite Albums | #3: Pearl Jam – Ten (1991)

For a long time, Ten was the only Pearl Jam album I cared about. I bought Vitalogy a couple years after I bought Ten, but I almost never listened to it, and I didn’t discover Vs. until I was in ...

Who's Next

Favorite Albums | #8: The Who – Who’s Next (1971)

You’ll have a hard time finding many better albums than this one. When I first started checking out CDs from the libraries near my parents’ house in Annapolis, Maryland at the age of sixte...

Texas Flood

Favorite Albums | #10: Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble – Texas Flood (1983)

Texas Flood is one of the most stunning debuts in the history of popular music; it instantly modernized the blues for a new generation upon its release in 1983. The blues had experienced a revival in ...

If Not Now, When?

Favorite Albums | #12: Incubus – If Not Now, When? (2011)

After releasing the explosive A Crow Left of the Murder… in early 2004, Incubus released their follow-up Light Grenades in late 2006. Despite opening at number one, Light Grenades fell down the ...


Favorite Albums | #14: Pearl Jam – Vs. (1993)

It took me a while to really get into Vs., but once I did, boy, did it sink its claws in me and refuse to let go. I can safely say that over the last few years I have listened to Vs. more times than a...

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