Ocarina of Our Time: The 1975’s A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships

Ocarina of Our Time: The 1975’s A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships

The Nintendo 64 was the first video game system that really and truly impressed me. The flat graphics of the 16-bit generation were, from my adolescent viewpoint, limited but the N64 presented games in three dimensions, changing what video games could be and allowing for a previously inconceivable level of immersion. And while the Sony [...]

2014: What I Heard

I'm not above embracing the year-end review trend here at BQDC, so using a series of nonsensical superlatives, let's take a look at the discussion-worthy music that I listened to this year. Without further ado, here's what I heard in 2014. (Note that this list reflects which albums I listened to in 2014, not necessarily which albums were [...]

The Craziness of Karma Police

First some disclaimers: I like to think that I once offered one of the finer defenses of Panic! At the Disco's A Fever You Can't Sweat Out. (An album released back when they still rocked the exclamation point.) I really enjoy Brendon Urie's voice. Aside from A Fever You Can't Sweat Out, his performance on Forgive Durden's [...]