This Week In Music: 6/18-6/24

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Monster Magnet: Mastermind – robust stoner Silkworm: Italian Platinum – bombastic indie Pretty Boy Floyd: Size Really Does Matter – garage glam Mike & The Mechanics: Beggar On A Beach Of Gold – forgettably dull Juliana Hatfield: God’s Foot – Read More …

A “Best Of” Flashback

Recently my wife Katie and I started some very early Spring cleaning when I discovered some old “Best Of” mix CDs I made years ago. As with revisiting any of-the-moment list, some tracks are no-brainers (Wilco, Manics, Twilight Singers) that are still in rotation, while others Read More …

Concert Review: College Music Journal Marathon, 10/5-10/7/96

In the Fall of 1996 I became the assistant music director at my college radio station, WFAL at Bowling Green State University. The main benefit was that I got to work with our Music Director, John Riccardi, on picking music for the station to play. Read More …