Whether we like it or not, the year is coming to a close. And now, it is time to reflect on what came out in music. Below, the writers for HST have come up with their favorite albums and songs of the year. We hope that you enjoy our selections, and comment on what songs or albums made your 2011 memorable. Enjoy!!! [Read more...]
The Fall is coming up on us soon, and with a new season comes great new music (Jacks Mannequin, Common, Drake, and Coldplay just to name a few). But until Autumn gets here, and in celebration of this past summer, we decided to put some of our favorite songs into one giant post. Just a note here: some of these songs are not from 2011, but still was enjoyable to listen throughout the blistering heat of this summer. Please feel free to post some of your favorite songs below, we’d love to get some feedback. Hope you enjoy the list, and check out these songs before the years up!
If you know anything about Taking Back Sunday, you know that their line-up has never truly stayed the same. From early on with Jesse Lacey (now fronting Brand New) to Fred Mascherino (fronting The Color Fred and Terrible Things), TBS has had 11 different members, with only three constants through each release (singer Adam Lazzara, rhythm guitarist Eddie Reyes, and drummer Mark O’Connell). And, along with each release, the band has been evolving, putting out a more mature sound with every album.
But last year, it was announced that the members who helped release their debut album in 2002 were coming back through this very special blog post:
“Sometimes it takes some time to remember where you were headed in the first place and the people you intended to go there with. There’s no hard feelings, just the future.” [Read more...]