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2015 was an amazing year for music. As is our annual tradition, here are my favorite 50 albums from this past year. They’re all awesome.
Initially when I sat down to reflect on the music of 2014, it didn’t seem very memorable. I didn’t spend quite as much time listening to music this past year due to an uptick in my podcast listening. However, after looking back through my various sources, I remembered loads of great stuff. I discovered many new artists and […]
It’s time for my annual blog post! This year my list started out with 98 potential albums. These are albums that I’ve listened to (and enjoyed) at least 5 times throughout the year. I slowly narrowed the list down during the past week and I’m pretty happy with the finalized list. If you’d like to […]
I really, really love music. I listened to a ridiculous amount of new music over the past year. As the year progressed, I started listening to less electronic/bass music and started listening to more indie/dream pop and hip-hop music. I listened to a lot of new artists and re-discovered some old favorites. To pick my favorite […]
As 2011 comes to a close, I thought it would be fun to take a look back at my favorite albums released this year. I listened to a lot of music. With great services like Spotify and iTunes Match recently released, I found myself listening to music constantly. I continued to explore new genres and, as […]
I’ve always been a huge fan of action sports films. There’s just something magical about watching some of the best athletes in the world travel to incredible places, ski/bike/ride ridiculous lines, and hit enormous jumps. It’s exciting to me because I can relate to the emotions they must be feeling, and I can appreciate the […]
This coming Monday will be exactly 2 years since starting the P90X workout program. I first heard about the workout DVDs from a friend and later discovered that they were quite popular on late night infomercials. I decided to try it out and quickly realized that this was the real deal. This program is intense […]
Two weeks ago a couple friends and I headed up to Snowshoe Bike Park in WV for a weekend of downhill mountain biking. This was my first trip downhilling, but I generally do 3-4 days of cross-country mountain biking each week. The allure of downhill biking is a combination of lift access, big bikes, speed, […]
Over the last month or so I’ve been on a quest to create the perfect cup of coffee. I’m definitely not there yet, but I think I’m headed down the right path. As a Software Engineer, it’s absolutely critical that I have a good supply of tasty coffee (and, good coding music) in order to […]
As some of you know, I am the web developer behind the Penn State Snowboard Club (PSSC) website. I built the site from the ground up 3 years ago when I was attending Penn State. The website has evolved a lot since then and has signed up over 1,200 users. The past couple months I […]