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Tori Bilcik is a freelance writer and a recent graduate of Emerson College. Her work has appeared in The Boston Globe, Substream Magazine, THINX's Periodical, The Radical Notion, and Culture Magazine, covering everything from politics to healthcare to punk music to cheese. Outside of writing, she interns at the nonprofit organization Community Catalyst, works at a delicious local bakery in Boston, and loves binge-watching Netflix originals. Her other interests include photography, traveling, books, cuddling her cat, and a good cup of tea.

Looking Back: Our Favorite Albums of 2017

2017 was…a year. It was a year of challenges and, at times, particularly difficult news to swallow for many of us in our music communities. However, we banded together and found hope through all the adversity we faced. Music is the backdrop to these defining moments each year. Check out some of our staff picks for album of the year below.

Spin – Tiger’s Jaw
“This might be my favorite Tiger’s Jaw release yet. Brianna has come more front-and-center this time around, recording the first song she’s written for the band, ‘June,’ which might be the best song off the album, if I’m being entirely honest. This album struck the perfect balance of call-backs to their older styles, while still signaling a noticeable progression in the band’s growth. Don’t sleep on this album, or this band. You’re missing out if you haven’t downloaded a copy yet. -Tori  Continue reading Looking Back: Our Favorite Albums of 2017