by: Kidman J. Williams Neal Francis defies all the laws in rock music that lead us to believe that great art can only be achieved with drug induced stupors and alcohol fused studio rages. Francis left his destructive ways behind him and forged ahead with a new clarity and sobriety. […]
by: Donnie Casto II New Jersey based trio, Owls and Lions might have very well fooled us all and sprung from the very shores of Ireland. Had Cat Stevens, Jim Croce, or even James Taylor’s storytelling lyrics collaborated with a lighter version of Flogging Molly, it without a doubt would […]
by: Kidman J. Williams If I told you that Frank Zappa’s voice is what we need in politics today, would you agree? Would you be appalled or maybe even despise the idea? Let us go even further into the rabbit’s bramble ridden brown eye. What if I confidently said that […]
by: Donnie Casto II Sydney Sherwood is a New Jersey born singer/songwriter who might possibly be the voice of the post Covid generation. Her music and lyrics are eloquently heartbreaking and brutally honest. The story of a human being molded in a trial of fire who has managed to rise […]
…the Beach Boys legacy is now in Irving Azoff’s grimy hands. This is like your childhood sweetheart, the one you always loved, marrying the class bully, the guy who made your life a living hell.
What an illustration of the Law of Unintended Consequences. Toss the dude out of your house and two years later he goes iconic, and four years after he becomes a superstar he dies and becomes legendary.
by Kyle K. Mann, editor-in-chief – That freaky summer of 1969 that I turned 18, I choose not to go to Woodstock. I was on the East Coast in Rhode Island with a couple of fellow-musician pals. We were spaced-out 60’s kids off the leash, with tickets to the show […]
An appreciation of The The’s Trilogy Box: Radio Cineola Volumes 4,5,6 (Cineola/Lazarus 2017) Night sounds in the day. The preposition’s adjusting. Shifting in his chair, from the evening, darkness composed, Across dawn. Matt Johnson takes care of the moon, By refocusing light on the city, powering it with electronics And […]
A response to I NEED A CHANGE the debut single by That Joe Payne Sighs from the angels descend in suitably unearthly chorus As the change Joe Payne needs most soothes the listeners soul With smooth sound. Classic chords unison as the God of song finds A daughter in […]
Eminem is back! And he’s in classic bar-for-bar form blasting at Donald Trump from his Detroit home. The cyphers went crazy too. Peep. (CNN)In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop, Eminem “came to stomp” Tuesday night, calling the President everything from “Donald […]