Joshua Fortunatus

Unedited and barely proofread musings on music and other things

New Covers: “Stay with Me” and “Valerie”

Been writing and stuff but also trying out some covers. I’m actually working on covering Bon Iver’s first album for a friend so that’ll be a while before it’s done … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Ferguson & False Equivalencies

When a tragedy such as the one that occurred in Ferguson, MO this summer enters the public discourse, there is a natural inclination to make sense of what happened by … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

My 67 Favorite Bands & Artists: 10-1

We’ve made it, you guys. We’ve made it to the end. Thank you for indulging me. It’s been a long road so let’s get to it. (Oh, and be sure … Continue reading

June 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

My 67 Favorite Bands & Artists: 25-11

Be sure to check out Parts I, II and III. And now for the some very tough decisions. 25. Jimmy Eat World The first Jimmy Eat World song I heard was Bleed American/Salt … Continue reading

June 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

My 67 Favorite Bands & Artists: 39-26

We got through the first 40% on Monday and Tuesday. And now for the middle 20%. 39. Jack’s Mannequin There are few times when I’ve popped in a CD for the … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

My 67 Favorite Bands & Artists: 53-40

We got through the first 20% of the list yesterday. Let’s go for the next 20%. 53. Simon & Garfunkel I can thank my mom for this one. I love … Continue reading

June 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

My 67 Favorite Bands & Artists: 67-54

I know what you’re thinking. 67? Fucking 67? Who has 67 favorite bands and artists? Well, here’s the thing: this initially started as my top 30 bands list but then … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Starting Fresh

Whew. It’s been quite a while since I did anything with my old blog. I didn’t see myself committing to that one like I wanted to so now it’s gone. … Continue reading

June 8, 2014 · Leave a comment