On this episode, we speak to Patrick Singer, Smile Politely’s Music Editor (among other titles), about the year that was in music in Champaign-Urbana. He discusses the best albums, songs and few emerging trends. Plus, we hear a couple of his favorite tracks. This episode is a companion of sorts to the year songs, albums and shows lists. That’s Hank. featured above, they made a splash on our lists this year.