Cerulean Salt – Waxahatchee

A professor once told me that tension yields culture, conjuring images of a pearl turning a pesky grain of sand into a glowing pearl or a grieving father pouring his turmoil out into the otherworldly Hamlet. I ended up writing an entire paper on Southern culture based on that premise. It was my first thought when I encountered the evocative voice and lyrics of Katie Crutchfield, a Birmingham-bred songwriter headlining her

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[tps_title]About The list[/tps_title] This is not a best of list. Some of the following albums indeed belong among and have landed on many a respected “Best Hip-Hop Albums of All Time” catalogue. But for you, whom I’m assuming to be the type who favors the Rock radio on Spotify, the type whose iTunes Top 25 Played is dominated by some project of Jack White, or the type who, upon hearing

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