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!
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!
While I don’t really have anything against this album, it is further proof that Mr. Costello just isn’t for me (sorry, Dan). This collection of songs is largely of the poppy rock variety that is easy to move to and has its moments, but it ain’t my cup of tea. “Senior Service” is a great … Continue reading Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time – #482: Elvis Costello & the Attractions – Armed Forces (1979)
Ranch Club – Garden City – Friday, December 13, 2019 Because you really should be there. OK, if you have read this blog at all over the last couple of years you have seen me recommend this local Boise blues guitarist. Dude plays the guitar like he’s ringing a bell, like it is part … Continue reading Johnny Kunk Concert Preview
Though it has gotten plenty cold outside you’ll find plenty of warmth watching these upcoming sets around town. A few hours upstairs at The Olympic or right up against the stage at The Neurolux will break even the hardest winter frost. Here are the upcoming shows I give two shits about... maybe you will, too. … Continue reading Boise & Treasure Valley Winter 2019-20 Concert Preview
Ladies and gentlemen, the Greatest (Musical) Artist of All Time is 74 today. I could go on and on about Sir Neil Percival Young, and someday soon I will at a length that will lose 90% of my meager readership. Suffice it to say, this mega-talent has followed his muse for over 50 years and … Continue reading The GOAT’s 74th