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Pattern Daily Prints

January 20, 2013 — Leave a comment

Like what you’ve been seeing around these parts? Well, you’re in luck! I just opened the doors to Pattern Daily Prints, please take a look around the shop.

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Snow Day /// Utah

January 11, 2013 — Leave a comment

Snow Day /// PatternDaily

The winter storm going by the name of Gandalf hit Salt Lake yesterday and has yet to stop.   Schools closed up, the zoo shut down and I stayed bundled up inside – minus the shoveling of walkways. Those who know me, know I avoid any form of driving when the white stuff comes out in full force.

Favorite Albums of 2012

January 2, 2013 — 1 Comment

Being involved with a radio station and a music magazine, I have the opportunity to listen to a ton of music. Every year I look forward to putting together a ‘best of’ list. below you will find a list of my favorite albums released over the last twelve months.Favorite Albums of 2012 /// PatternDaily

Side note… I am uber excited for the music the new year will bring, I have heard a few unreleased upcoming albums and lemme tell you… so much GOOD STUFF, I can’t talk about yet, I don’t want to break any rules.

Okay, okay, back to 2012, you will see few albums that seem consistent on other lists are absent from mine, (Alt-J, Alabama Shakes, Jack White, Byrne & Vincent) the main reason is simple, I haven’t heard the album in it’s entirety, except for the Alt-J album. *Sigh* Alt-J, oh dearest Alt-J, I like the album, I don’t love the album. The band was awarded the coveted Mercury Prize Award for the year, (to me the only musical award to pay attention to) but that still didn’t win me over.

Top 50 albums in reverse order:
50. The Limiñanas /// Crystal Anis
49. Light Asylum /// Light Asylum
48. Lee Fields /// I’m a Faithful Man
47. Novalima /// Karimba
46. California Wives /// Art History
45. Moonface /// With Siinai
44. Fiona Apple /// the Idler Wheel…
43. Porcelain Raft /// Strange Weekend
42. Eternal Summers ///Correct Behavior
41. Hot Chip /// In Our Heads
40. Exitmusic /// Passage
39. Taken By Trees /// Other Worlds
38. Metric /// Synthetica
37. Jessie Ware /// Devotion
36. Neil Young & Crazy Horse /// Psychedelic Pill
35. Breakfast /// Sun/Moon
34. THEESatisfaction /// awE NaturalE
33. Michael Kiwanuka /// Home Again
32. The Raveonettes /// Observator
31. Liars /// WIXIW
30. Father John Misty /// Fear Fun
29. Crystal Castles /// III
28. Tamaryn /// Tender New Signs
27.Chairlift // Something
26. Beach House /// Bloom
25. Frankie Rose /// Interstellar
24. Passion Pit /// Gossamer
23. A Place To Bury Strangers /// Worship
22. Grizzly Bear /// Shields
21. Sharon Van Etten /// Tramp
20. Heavenly Beat /// Talent
19. Trust /// TRST
18. Lost In The Trees /// A Church That Fits Our Needs
17. Sun Airway /// Soft Fall
16. Quantic & Alice Russell /// Look Around The Corner
15. Twin Shadow /// Confess
14. Stars /// The North
13. Purity Ring /// Shrines
12. Santigold /// Master of My Make Believe
11. Frank Ocean /// Channel Orange
10. Chromatics /// Kill For Love
9. DIIV /// Oshin
8. Grimes /// Visions
7. Niki & the Dove /// Instinct
6. Tame Impala /// Lonerisim
5. Kendra Morris /// Banshee
4. Wild Nothing /// Nocturne
3. Bat For Lashes /// The Haunted Man
2. Cat Power /// Sun
1. Iamamiwhoami /// Kin
Favorite EPs
Dum Dum Girls /// End of Daze
Blackbird Blackbird /// Boracy Planet
Solange /// TRUE
Erika Spring /// Erika Spring
American Royalty /// Matchstick
The Raveonettes /// Into the Night
Haim /// Forever
MS MR /// Candy Bar Creep Show
Favorite Mixtapes
Clams Casino /// Instrumental Mixtape 2
TV Girl /// The Wild, The Innocent, The Shuffle

Favorite Local Release
PTO /// Pointless

Welcome the New Year

January 1, 2013 — 2 Comments

Welcome The New Year /// PatternDaily

My New Year’s resolution one year ago today was to start this blog to keep myself creative and exploring. Although I didn’t post as much as I wanted to, I look back on the year and see that this lil blog opened many doors for me. I believe 2013 has many opportunities waiting for me to discover and that excites me. Big thanks to those who stopped by over the last 365 days and I wish you a Happy New Year.