Top 5 Favorite Guitarist

Following up on the favorite vocalists and drummer posts, naturally it was time to address the axe-men: guitarists. Eddie Van Halen (of Van Halen) – fretboard genius Alex Lifeson (of Rush) – technical mastery Lindsay Buckingham (of Buckingham Nicks, Fleetwood Mac, solo) – finger-picking maestro 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 …

Favorites of 2011

Unlike some people, I actually waited until the very last day of 2011 to put up my list of 2011 awesomeness. Please note: these are my favorites, not the best, as my taste usually does not line up with the general consensus. Instead of Top Read More …

This Week In Music (11/7-11/13)

What did I listen to last week? No need to guess. Here’s the rundown, with, as always, two-word reviews. Black Tusk: Set The Dial – raging metal The Dark Knight OST – eerily effective Drive OST – synthy goodness Feist: Metals – boring letdown Genesis: Read More …