PearlJamOnLine’s staff picks for 2019’s best albums, including Reignwolf, Iggy Pop, Bruce Springsteen, and The Raconteurs.
“Lick my bones, bleed my brains
Makes no difference, its always the same
Over and over again
Over and over and over and…”
1. REIGNWOLF: Hear Me Out
2. IGGY POP: Free
3. THE RACONTEURS: Help Us Strangers
4. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN: Western Stars
5. CALEXICO and IRON & WINE: Years to Burn
6. DEVENDRA BANHART: Ma
7. LANA DEL REY: Norman Fucking Rockwell!
8. TEDESCHI TRUCKS BAND: Signs
9. ANDREW BIRD: My Finest Work Yet
10. BON IVER: i,i
Born in Reggio Emilia in 1980. He created pearljamonline.it in 2001 and wrote the first edition of “Pearl Jam Evolution” in 2009 along with his wife Daria. Since 2022, he is behind 2 podcasts: “Pearl Jam dalla A alla Z” and “Fuori Orario Not Another Podcast”. He has collaborated with Barracuda Style, HvsR, Rolling Stone, Rockol and Il Fatto Quotidiano. He continues relentlessly to try to find “beautiful melodies that say terrible things”.
Favorite song: Present Tense
Favorite album: No Code
Favorite bands/artists other than PJ: Tom Waits, Soundgarden, Ramones, Springsteen, IDLES, Fontaines D.C., Mark Lanegan, Cat Power, R.E.M.