Category Archives: music

The Bee Gees are Stayin’ Alive

I’m not sure yet if I love the title of the post or will soon regret it.  Thanks to Capitol Records though The Bee Gees name and catalogue of music will live on. It all starts today with the re-release of The Ultimate Bee Gees. February 14 will be a concert taping saluting the 40th Anniversary […]

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Get Out

Grammy Awards are this Sunday which means former Grammy nominees and winners are in town and they want to play. Here are a few choices for you. Adam Ant, Best New Artist Nominee 1982 is at the Fonda   Sting, 16 (Police and Solo) Grammy Awards performing at the Hollywood Palladium Beck 5 time Grammy winner is […]

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Musicares 2017

The Music industry has its own event like the Golden Globes. The high-powered guests can get drunk and say what they want and they feel a little more free to let loose because it’s not televised. The event is called MusiCares.  The organization ensures music people have a place to turn in times of financial, […]

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2 For 2uesday

Looking at the list of Grammy nominees, there are always a number of songs and/or artists I’ve never heard.  So if I’ve never heard it I can assume that others have never heard it either. Here are two previously unheard of nominated songs that caught my attention. Best Traditional R&B Performance Woman’s World BJ The […]

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Grammy Special Merit Awards 2017

It’s Grammy Awards and this week they honor their past before they award the present. During the telecast the Grammy’s will mention their names but won’t have time to say why they’re being honored, which is a shame.  To the Grammy’s credit they have published a book this past month that collects two decades of artist-written tributes […]

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New Music Friday: The Bats

Thirty years after their classic indie pop album, Daddy’s Highway, New Zealand’s The Bats return with another slice of indie pop bliss.  Much like AC/DC strikes the same power metal chords and make it rock, The Bats churn out the same power pop chords and it still sounds fresh, while being uniquely them. Want proof?  Here’s […]

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Hold the football

Many halftime performers are given a football and they have to (awkwardly) pose with it and try to make it look like they know what this foreign object is. Here are the results. 1992: Gloria Estefan awkward two handed hold on a football 1993: Michael Jackson seems to be questioning why this thing is in […]

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Musicians acting like Jocks

Since it’s a “Super” week leading up to the Super Sunday, we’ll take a look at musicians and they’re tenuous relationship with sports. If you ask any musician, most likely they’ll tell you they picked up an instrument because they were not jocks.  However once said musician becomes a rock star, they are sometimes unwittingly […]

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The Todd Fancey Mary Tyler Moore Connection

Odd timing that New Pornographers guitarist Todd Fancey has an album cover based on the Mary Tyler Moore opening credits.   Good news is that Mary Richards and probably Mary Tyler Moore herself would approve of this 70s era disco jam. Those that are fans of this blog will probably enjoy the entire album which […]

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New Music Friday

The future may look uncertain right now but there is one thing we can count on; new music. There are a number of new bands that came of age between 2008-2016 and I think they’re going to have a lot to say in the next four years. Cherry Glazerr are releasing their new album today.  Lead […]

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