Concert Review: Shawn Smith & Happy Chichester @ Natalie’s 6/18/2014

There are not many people I have on my “must see before I die list,” but Shawn Smith was one of them. Brad, Satchel, Pigeonhed, All Hail The Crown, solo albums – some people are obsessive about Bob Dylan or Robert Pollard, collecting every odd Read More …

Top 10 Favorite Rock Vocalists

Because I like making lists, I decided to make a list of my top ten favorite rock vocalists. That doesn’t mean they’re my favorite lyricists, or even favorite frontmen on stage, it’s simply the sound of their voice I’m respond to. In no particular order: Read More …

This Week In Music: 11/26-12/2

This week in music listening, featuring patent-pending two-word reviews: Mike Doughty: The Flip Is Another Honey – odd interpretations Mark Lanegan: Dark Mark Does Christmas 2012 EP – suitably dark Judgement Night soundtrack – woefully dated Black Moth Super Rainbow: Cobra Juicy – interestingly eclectic Read More …

This Week In Music (10/17-10/23)

This week in listening pleasure, complete with trademarked two-work reviews: Death Cab for Cutie: Codes and Keys – melodically weak Electric Six: Heartbeats and Brainwaves – persona overload Genesis: …And Then There Were Three… – transitional boredom J Mascis & The Fog: Feel So Free Read More …