Albums of the Year (2022)

Welcome to the final 2022 year-end post here on the site. This one focuses on the best albums that I came across during the year, in a narrowed 10-album list format. All albums released in 2022. What makes a great album? Good songs, stories, messages, a vibe, an aesthetic. The albums on this list have …

Songs of the Year (2022)

Hello fellow music fans! Here’s my 11th annual post that presents the best songs that I came across during the year. It’s a 20-song list format, per usual. All songs released in 2022. The list reflects my bias toward the greater alternative music genre, which I see as including rock, punk, metal, indie, ska, and …

Album of the Week: ‘Lucifer on the Sofa’ by Spoon – Week of February 21st, 2022

Spoon’s 10th studio album Lucifer on the Sofa is enjoying ‘universal acclaim’ according to aggregate data from Metacritic. Rolling Stone gave the album 4.5/5, surely helping things. Well it’s true, the album is all killer no and no filler. It scores Music Trajectory’s Album of the Week honors. Check out the 3 must-hear songs below. …

New Music Trajectories from Muse, Scorpions, Bastille, Spoon, and Abbath – Week of January 17th, 2022

This week’s New Music Trajectories: Muse returns with lead single “Won’t Stand Down”, the assumed lead single from upcoming new album Scorpions dish 2nd single and title track from upcoming new album Rock Believer out, 2/22 Bastille delights with 4th single “Shut Off the Lights” from Give Me the Future, out 2/4 Spoon release 2nd …

New Music Trajectories from Spoon, CHVRCHES, Beach Bunny, Lifehouse, and Cypress Hill – Week of 11/1/2021

Spoon returns with lead single “The Hardest Cut”, new album Lucifer on the Sofa out 2/11/2022 CHVRCHES release 3 addition songs from latest album Screen Violence featuring the standout “Killer” Beach Bunny releases stand alone single “Oxygen” Lifehouse releases 4th new single of 2021 with “Chester Copperpot”, new album TBD Cypress Hill dishes “Open Ya …