Welcome to my annual list of favorite albums. 2020 was, of course, a terrible year. Live music has been shut down for about 10 months with no indication for when it will be safe to have shows again. That doesn’t mean it was a wholly bad year though. This list covers everything from albums released in normal circumstances in January and February, to albums written before the quarantine and released during it, to ones at the end of the year that were actually written during the pandemic. One good thing about 2020, and there weren’t many, was the extra time at home gave me extra time for listening to music. I obliterated my records for tracks listened to in a year according to last.fm (yes, I still use it). So after cutting last year’s list down to 20 this year’s is expanded to 30. So prepare to judge me harshly, here we go…Continue reading “Entreaty.Net’s Top 30 Albums of 2020”
Lists of shows of the year are by far the most useless lists to read. They are completely subjective to where the person writing it lives, what particular shows they went to, and where they traveled. Pick any band that didn’t come here, I’m sure say, Radiohead played a show somewhere that was awesome, but I didn’t go to it, so it’s not here. But since entreaty.net is basically just me reviewing shows it seems like I should do a yearly list for that. So here goes. . . and in case you are wondering it’s 10 of 37.