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2017 Big Music Issue

2017 Big Music Issue


I’ll level with you: This year’s Music Issue is a rip-off of the New York Times’ feature “25 Songs That Tell Us Where Music Is Going,” a very neat thing that paper has done over the past two years, offering up some great song recommendations and music writing along the way.

There is however, one major difference between the Times’ idea and CP’s rip-off—or OK, I prefer “riff on”—and it’s the reason why I’m comfortable stealing their idea at all: I’m not interested in where things are going. I’m interested in what the shit feels like right now. Predicting the future is unwise and uninteresting and it has...

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