As it turned out, 2020 was only part one of a difficult and frankly batshit time to exist on planet earth. Fortunately, through all the muck that was 2021, we’ve been graced with some truly stunning works of art. These are the albums that were able to blend all the pain and beauty this year
Author: BPM Hill
Pardon our lengthy delay on this column. Both George and I got incredibly busy over the last few months but we’re back just in time for the holiday week. We decided to cover one album and one song each. George covered Mastodon’s new album and one song from the recently released Iron Maiden album. I
Apologies for the lengthy delay. Both George and I have been swamped with our day jobs but glad to be back for a new batch of tunes on Record Store Day weekend. Speaking of, if you haven’t gone and supported the artists and your local store, now is as good of a time as any.
Welcome to the Memorial Day Weekend Edition of 2+2. I was out of town this weekend, relaxing by the ocean which has done wonders for me but also delayed this post. Anyhow, I’m so glad to have a bunch of new tunes to jam while I watch the waves knock down some unsuspecting beach-goers. Excited
Welcome to the Easter Weekend Edition of 2+2 with BPMHill and George Folz. Thanks for coming back or joining in for the first time. I can’t say that any of these tracks have a particular Easter vibe; hell the first track out of the gate is most definitely about some dark shit. That said, nothing
Welcome to 2+2 with BPMHill and George Folz. Thanks for coming back or joining in for the first time and hope you will continue to check out our posts through the year. We’re expecting a lot of new tracks/albums to come from the summer through fall 2021 as bands start to unleash what they’ve been
2021 is looking to be another great year in music even if we don’t get any live concerts. Several artists delayed their latest releases during the ongoing pandemic and as we’re inching closer to a time when they can tour again, some of the albums are finally seeing the light of day. Without further ado,
More than almost anything in a hellish year that we’ve all just had, music has been the glue keeping me together. No matter what mood I’m in, there’s a variety of great new tunes that can either help me feel better or conquer whatever problem is in front of me. I found that this year
As we’re nearing the end of the year, it’s time for a roundup of all the best ear candy this difficult year had to offer us. Others on this site (Mates…) will claim their top songs of the year are the best, but I promise the songs below are all you really need to hear.
I’ve been a fan of Soilwork since “Stabbing the Drama” released in 2005 and they’ve continued to be one of the most consistent and catchy bands out there today. They have a brand new EP called “A Whisp of the Atlantic” that is due for release December 4th. One of the singles featured is called