top favourite music from 2017

17 Dec


Melodrama by Lorde


Now That the Light is Fading by Maggie Rogers


  1. Carin at the Liquor Store by The National
  2. Nouel by Laura Marling
  3. Glorious by Macklemore (feat. Skylar Grey)
  4. I Am California (feat. Gregory Alan Isakov) by John Craigie
  5. Patient Zero by Aimee Mann
  6. Slack Jaw by Sylvan Esso
  7. Best You Ever by Michelle Branch
  8. It’s a Shame by First Aid Kit
  9. White Noise by Ella Vos
  10. Mary by Big Thief


  1. Michelle Branch at Slim’s in San Francisco, CA | 7.21.17
  2. Mandolin Orange at O.P. Rockwell in Park City, UT | 4.4.17
  3. Shook Twins at Urban Lounge in Salt Lake City, UT | 1.28.17
  4. John Elliott at Doc’s Lab in San Francisco, CA | 7.22.17

here’s to trying/doing…

17 Dec

Here’s to trying/doing, a year of open mics (shout out to The Riptide), playing a show in SF and working on an EP. Crossing fingers for new music in 2018. Thanks for listening.

favourite open mics (so far and of lately)

7 Jul
  1. The Riptide (San Francisco, CA)
  2. Hotel Hotel (Seattle, WA)
  3. Alchemy Coffee (Salt Lake City, UT)
  4. Bazaar Cafe (San Francisco, CA)
  5. Hotel Utah (San Francisco, CA)

one of us (can)not be wrong

27 Apr

This feels real MySpace-y/early 2000’s-ish. Not sure what the point is, but I’ve caved.

Guess which concert I haven’t been to? #theLIEfbgame

1. Paul McCartney

2. The Beach Boys

3. The Eagles

4. Eric Clapton

5. Elton John

6. Paul Simon

7. Backstreet Boys

8. Gregory Alan Isakov

9. Taylor Swift

10. Barry Manilow

11. Bon Iver

12. Vanessa Carlton

13. Shakira

14. Laura Marling

15. Mat Kearney

16. Kacey Musgraves

17. Chromeo

18. Brandi Carlile

19. Calvin Harris

20. Gwen Stefani

21. Jack’s Mannequin

22. The Fray

23. Mandolin Orange

24. Joshua Radin

25. U2

26. Shook Twins

27. Jack Johnson

28. John Butler Trio

29. The Piano Guys

30. Madi Diaz

31. Yeah Yeah Yeahs

32. Hellogoodbye

33. Lake Street Dive

34. Lord Huron

35. Harper Blynn

Answer: It’s Bon Iver. I really hope someday soon I get to see him play live.