The Orchard: Best of 2017

Here is a sort of ‘best of’ list from last year. These were new to me in the last year, not all are from 2017, and Sole’s album just came out this year. There were three books that stuck with me in the last few months, they are listed first, and they were immediately engaging.…

The Orchard: Best of 2016

What happened in 2016? I feel it is noteworthy to mention that the music world lost Lemmy from Motorhead at the very end of 2015, that kicked off the sad start to 2016… the world lost Erik Petersen from Mischief Brew, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen and Prince… that made for a sad year in music.…