Jordan Ryan Pedersen

Jordan Ryan Pedersen loves "one last job" movies, hates when people say "it's a mute point", and is ambivalent about "Drake." He has written for Complex, MTV, Bandcamp, and MEL Magazine. He lives in Colorado.

Jordan's Top Ten:

1. Prince - Purple Rain
2. Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run
3. Jay-Z - The Blueprint
4. John Coltrane - A Love Supreme
5. Metallica - Master of Puppets
6. Pavement - Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
7. Clipse - Hell Hath No Fury
8. Van Cliburn - Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 - Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2
9. Fleetwood Mac - Rumours
10. Jamey Johnson - That Lonesome Song

 
Jordan Ryan Pedersen reviews the new album from the mind behind "Murder on my Mind."
Jordan Ryan Pedersen takes a look at the African music virtuoso's newest album.
Jordan Ryan Pedersen explores the new live box set from the jazz legend.
Jordan Pedersen writes his impressions (pun intended) on the Coltrane album, released fifty-five years after its recording.
We send off Percy Sledge with 20 southern-soul tearjerkers
A wise man from Pawnee once said "I still think awards are stupid, but they'd be less stupid if they went to the right people."
Jordan Pedersen UGHHHHHHHHHHH Seriously. SERIOUSLY??? Big Sean. BIG SEAN. THE RAP GAME FORREST GUMP. IS MAKING. REALLY GOOD RAP MUSIC. Okay, yes “IDFWU” was great. Call it a fluke. An outlier. Two standard deviations away from the mean. The exception that proves the rule. But “Blessings,” man. “Blessings.” This shit is just *good* full-stop: Big […]
Jordan Pedersen remembers everything about his fazthaaa. More boogie to make an ass out of yourself to on the dance floor. There’s probably a few butt puns in there but I’ll leave it to you to fill in the holes. Favorite Recordings put out an excellent collection of Brazilian disco boogie from 1978-1982 this past December, and now Cultures of […]