2016 Year in Review

Another year goes by in the blogosphere…. Alternative Control has been pounding the internet’s pavement since September 2010 and all we’ve got to show for it is this great website, a super bunch of people writing for it, and the occasional set of press passes to really cool events. Here are some of this year’s… Continue reading 2016 Year in Review


Musical taste is very subjective. What can be one person’s trash is another person’s treasure. My list is no different. These are the albums that I enjoyed the most in this past year. Once again, it skews more toward “rock” orientated releases, but that’s just my preference. I like what I like. Sometimes I wish… Continue reading TOM’S TOTALLY BIASED FAVORITE ALBUMS OF 2016

Baldwin’s Top 20 Albums of 2016

How the hell do I wheedle down a top twenty album list from the surplus of awesome that 2016 offered me? Despite the wild social and political environment that defined 2016, this was a spectacular year for music. Newcomers and veterans alike pulled their best out of the creative ether. Every genre had way too… Continue reading Baldwin’s Top 20 Albums of 2016