Three Songs from The Nashville Sound

Nashville Sound

My single biggest complaint about The Nashville Sound is that it’s too short. Or rather, I want more. Jason Isbell and his backing band the 400 Unit crafted an excellent follow-up to his equally outstanding album Something More Than Free, and I ungratefully wish for more Jason Isbell music because I haven’t get enough of this guy. Having purchased each of his studio albums, the only thing left is his live albums. And that won’t satisfy because, y’know, live isn’t new.

I don’t mean to make this into a pity party where I lament that this outstanding lyricist and musician isn’t pumping wonderful music eight days a week, but instead want to write about three songs from his new album that I’m enamored with. These aren’t necessarily the best tracks, but they’re the ones that resonated with something deep inside me.

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GAMES! from E3 2017


E3 2017 is closed, but the conversation continues. I discussed the presentations from Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo, along with a handful of third-party publishers, last week, so this week will focus on the games. As I did last year, the first section is devoted to the games that excited me most, while the second half is for the games that peaked my interest for whatever reason.

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The Big E3 2017 Presentation Review Thing

E3 2017

For the vast majority of gamers unable to attend the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, watching presentations from the three major hardware manufacturers and a handful of third-parties is the closest we get. Naturally, we make impressions of those presentations based on what we saw. So, as I did last year, here are my thoughts on E3 2017 presentations.

Games will come next week.

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