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New Music Friday

If there was going to be one band that should release a new album in Rocktober it should be Kings Of Leon. The band has been unapologetically rock-based for its entire career.  They are carrying the rock torch and not putting up a wall to keep out anyone deemed unworthy from enjoying their music. That […]

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Get Out

Seeing an arena rock band actually perform in a legitimate arena is a rare occurrence as both a legitimate arena rock band and arena are in short supply.    However Friday night Kings Of Leon will at The Fabulous Forum. It’ll be like: Steppenwolf performing during their At Your Birthday Party Tour on July 14, 1969 at The […]

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Oscar Best Song Non-Nominees

The Oscars are next week and there are four songs nominated for Best Song. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams from “Despicable Me 2” “Let It Go” sung by Idina Menzel from “Frozen” “The Moon Song” sung by Karen O from the movie “Her” “Ordinary Love” by U2 from the movie “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom” Alone […]

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Favorite Songs 2013

As much as I love albums I do love radio and the amazing ability for certain songs to be played over and over and yet still get enjoyment out of them with each listen.  So here are the 20 songs that I played ad infinitum in 2013.  As always the songs are in no particular […]

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New Music Tuesday

It’s whatever happened to or why doesn’t this artist ever release any new music Tuesday today. It’s almost like the “Walking Dead” in the music industry right now.  I kid, but seriously, look out! So whatever happened to Mazzy Star?  In the 90’s they released three well received albums including their sophomore release “So Tonight That […]

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2011 Favorite Music Documentaries

Hopefully, you have a little bit of time off in the next couple of weeks so it might be a great time to catch up on some music related films from 2011.  Here are a few of my favorites.  Click on the photos to see the trailer. 1) George Harrison Living In The Material World […]

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Music docs

Two music film documentaries are starting to make the rounds.  The first one is out now and playing on Showtime Talihina Sky: The Story Of Kings Of Leon.  This tells the fascinating story of how three brothers and a cousin transformed from speaking in tongues with a Pentecostal minister for a father into a booze hungry, drug […]

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Brothers

Those crazy Gallagher brothers are at it again.  Even though Oasis broke up in 2009 and they are in separate bands, Liam still wants the world to know that he did not have a hangover in 2009 which prevented him from performing. He had laryngitis and now he is suing his brother Noel  not for […]

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Exhaustion

The press release came out this week and everyone reads it and just rolls their eyes. “We are so sorry to say Kings of Leon are canceling their entire US tour due to Caleb Followill suffering from vocal issues and exhaustion.” Words like “Exhaustion and “dehydration” have become  code words that can be easily decipherable. […]

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