Best Albums of 2015

There’s something special not only about making music, but coming up with a selection of songs to go together and packaging them up as a distinct entity in and of itself. Taking a look back at the year in music is always an interesting thing to do. Sometimes there are albums I believed were brilliant after initially giving them my undivided attention, but if I never wanted to listen to them again, well, how much does that really matter? So, when it came to compiling my best albums list for 2015, I decided to aim not just at brilliance, but albums that continued to be loved all year long. These…

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Urban Coyotes in Los Angeles

Urban Coyotes in Los Angeles It’s not every day you’re driving home late at night in the second largest city in America and encounter a pack of coyotes running down the middle of Beverly Boulevard. Turns out the National Park Service is tracking urban coyotes in LA and the one I captured on video must be “C-144”. She has a GPS collar to track her whereabouts and according to the Topanga Messenger spends most of her time raising 5 pups in my neighborhood. Surprised by a pack of urban coyotes running the streets in the neighborhood. Caught one on video. #coyotes #losangeles #latenight A video posted by Philo Hagen (@philohagen)…

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Macaroni n Cheese Pizza

If you’re downtown on a Sunday evening be sure and swing by Pizzanista for a slice of Macaroni n Cheese pizza. They open at 5pm and they only serve mac n cheese on Sundays. It’s the heaviest slice you’ll probably ever eat. Add a little sriracha on top and it’s pure heaven. Gets some!

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The Bourgeoise Pig

I recommend ordering the cold brew at The Bourgeoise Pig. It’s serious cold brew for serious coffee people. Rather mad scientist actually. They’re open until 2am.

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