Welcome to my new Asa’s Record Collection blog. My name is Matt, and I just became a new father in April 2013. I collect classic vinyl records myself, and thought it might be cool to collect a current vinyl record for my son, Asa, one for each month of his life. I try to go with a combination of personal preference, critical response, and perceived sustainability. But in doing so, I’ve come to listen to a lot of music to try and whittle down the best selection each month. I managed to build a top 20 list for every month I was listening this year, and a few of my friends enjoyed some of my recommendations I could offer as a benefit. So, I thought maybe, with starting the new year, I might start blogging about my musical discoveries, and sharing the thoughts behind my selections. I’ll also try to post my thoughts on music festivals (another love of mine) and goings on in the DFW live music scene. Thanks for visiting and I hope I can inspire some folks out there to check out something new.