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Favorite Singles 2016

My ten favorite songs for 2016. My only rule is they had to be released as singles.   My apologies to Beyoncé and Rihanna but since I’m an old guy I went outside the Top 40 and went for those NPR type songs.  FYI-Formation and Work were definite highlights from this year. I’m still a melody guy […]

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Favorite Albums 2016

My top ten list in no particular order.  As I look at the list, there is a lot of despair, desperation and death but also a little bit of hope and faith in moving forward.  May 2017 brings a little more of the latter. David Bowie “Blackstar” A great album that sadly became more poignant […]

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2 for 2uesday

Strand of Oaks is heavily courting the NPR audience on their first single “Radio Kids”. Public radio stations should gobble this up as the grunge guitars wail and the lyrics reflect heavy on the nostalgia factor with the refrain “play it on the radio” Speaking of 90s nostalgia, the first time I heard Angel Olsen‘s […]

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2 For 2uesday

Nice to welcome back after three years away both Angel Olson and Cass McCombs Angel is a little more aggressive this time out demanding her partner to “shut up kiss me hold me tight!”  The new album entitled “My Woman” arrives on September 2 Angel Olsen “Shut Up Kiss Me” Cass McCombs is back has announced a […]

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Localchella

  I now look forward to this announcement more than Coachella.  Since Coachella keeps artists captive for two weeks they gotta do what bands do and that’s to gig around towns.  Usually about two weeks after the big Coachella lineup announcement comes a Luke McGarry created poster announcing smaller shows in more intimate venues for a […]

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New Music Tuesday

You never know when you might discover a new, exciting band or artist.  I was watching the Inside Llewyn Davis concert on Showtime waiting for Jack White, Avett Brothers and Patti Smith when out of nowhere came this voice that immediately made me perk up and pay attention.  That voice belongs to Rachael Price and […]

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