A quick note on that other election this year. Each year a ragtag group of rock and rock-ish artists are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, located on the shore of Lake Erie in Cleveland, Ohio (remember, Cleveland rocks). This year’s nominees were announced a couple of months ago, and I forgot … Continue reading 2020 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees – and how you can vote…
My favorite project on this here blog is to release my highly subjective and obviously unimportant thoughts on the previous year in music. Over the next couple of weeks, I will write about my favorite albums, concerts, and songs of 2019 – as well as some extra goodies for the decade that was the 2010s. … Continue reading It’s that time again!
Hot off the presses: new music! Better said, new music that is worth your time. Well folks, Florence was wrong – the Dog Days (of December) are not over…nothing to report from the last week of the year, which is typical. Hopefully some good new music to write about next week, although I haven't seen … Continue reading New Music 12/27/19:
A quick note to my peeps, if I may be indulged with one minute of your time... As we close out another year (and decade) – one that had its fair share of exciting new music – I want to thank everyone who has read any of my drivel; commented, liked it on the sosh … Continue reading Goodbye, 2019!
This month in musical history – the sounds of 10, 20, 30, 40, and even 50 years ago. 20 Years Ago This Month: Jay-Z – Volume 3… The Life and Times of S. Carter This was fun for me to go back and revisit, as I haven’t listened to this album from front to back … Continue reading The Classics: December 2019 edition (The Rolling Stones, Jay-Z)
Hot off the presses: new music! Better said, new music that is worth your time. Folks, we have reached the dog days of December – things on the new music front are going to be pretty scarce for the next few weeks... Also heard: Foo Fighters – 00979725 (EP) This is their ninth archive … Continue reading New Music 12/20/19:
Hot off the presses: new music! Better said, new music that is worth your time. Pearl Jam – Vault 9: Live in Seattle 12/8/93 – 24 tracks / 99 minutes Raw and loud, this homecoming set from the Vs. era is a must-listen for fans of Pearl Jam or 90s rock in general. As … Continue reading New Music 12/13/19: Pearl Jam, Atmosphere