...about new releases that you don't like. Does it make you feel bigger to disparage the crap without looking for and talking about the good stuff? What ails you? Are you in thrall to the Billboard 100? Nobody cares what you don't like--we have ears and can determine that on our own. Do you feel like the Big Dog to parrot the common feeling? It begs the question--what audience are you pandering to--your grandchildren's? Because they're not listening either. Wouldn't it be so much more valuable to seek out and present the nuggets we might have missed? That's what the founders did--when did we descend to mere squawkers?
And thus: The best selling album in the US is an 11-Y/O phenom named Joey Alexander. As a former prodigy said, "When young Joey learns rhythm patterns, when he learns to play as part of a band, he will be utterly killer."
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4V_uaxBVOw << The rhythmatists breaks are tight and just right.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UCyfG9M5hz4 << Look up the bass man, Larry Grenadier--a distinguished player
BONUS; An hour+ concert with this Indonesian lad's ad-hoc trio in 2014: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aOV2mONU8a0