Category Archives: Celebrities who love me (or soon will)

The Fivers: They’re BAAACK!

So, I’ve been listening to some music.  Mostly new – either not out yet or just barely.  And, I got all misty and nostalgic for the Friday Fivers.  Plus, Mari sort of shamed me into it… For those of you who’ve not yet had the pleasure, here’s the deal: I post five tracks  totally blind. …

Sunday Scoop – Back to Normal

Track 1:  Polar Bear by  Mumiy Troll [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Okay…the Press Release on this band is way more thorough than I could be.  I’ll just say that I dig them, and let you read the rest…lol! Mumiy Troll are superstars in their native Russia, and audiences across North America will…

Sunday Scoop – The Cover Version

Behold the answers to Friday’s Fiver…now with VIDEO! Track 1:  Super Freak Cover – Bruce Hornsby and Ricky Skaggs [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Now, folks…listen to these two back to back – original first, then cover.  Regardless whether you LIKE the bluegrass version, you have GOT to give credit where credit is…

So, if I make the rules, I can break them – yes?

Well, okay.  Perhaps they’re notsomuch rules as “guidelines”… </Barbossa> Especially the one about “no kids’ music.” I mean – every once in a while, even I have to admit that it’s important for kids to have age appropriate music.  And, as I mentioned before…I’m frequently sent music to review that is definitely in that genre,…

Walkin’ the Road With Robert Randolph: CD Review

Y’know, I’ve often wondered about an artist’s mindset when making an album. Obviously every one is different – some have a formula, some are haphazard.  Some compose for the sake of the song, and others create songs to fill a disc.  I get that…and I also get that you can usually tell the method that…