2021 Albums in Review

At the start of the year, I set myself the aim of listening to more than 50 albums. That still seems to me like a good number. It requires a continual investment in searching out and appreciating new music, but rejects any notion of expertise or authority. I achieved my target while completely losing countContinue reading “2021 Albums in Review”

stream to the river #3

It’s time for another stream to the river playlist. This one is more rock based than the previous two. If you like it, you might like to follow wcsttr_blog on Spotify.


LABEL: FANTASY ALBUM IN A SENTENCE: A big hearted, big sounding, big souled record for big dreamers. Valerie June’s new album The Moon and Stars: Prescriptions For Dreamers reminds me again of one of the most important conversations in my life. Half a life ago, I was talking with a friend over a problem theyContinue reading “VALERIE JUNE : THE MOON AND STARS: PRESCRIPTIONS FOR DREAMERS”