Album Review: Owls and Lions ‘There’s a Light’

March 31, 2021 Donnie Casto 0

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 […]

Album Review: Sydney Sherwood ‘Headspace EP’

February 25, 2021 Donnie Casto 0

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 […]

A Strange and Heavy Cloak of Evil Descending

March 12, 2015 Donnie Casto II 0

By: Donnie Casto II “State power will always win. We’ll paint you as a child molester, and we’ll paint you as a methamphetamine manufacturer. We’ll say any lie we want over our propaganda machine, the mainstream media, and we’ll burn you and your children in your fucking home. So, you […]

Gutters and Strikes

January 16, 2015 Donnie Casto II 0

A Troubadour’s Reflection on the 36th Frame (The Dude meets Raoul Duke) by Donnie Casto II It seems life, like the great magnet, a.k.a ‘God’, ‘Creator’, or whatever title you assign IT, operates at polar extremes. Wiser men and women than your’s truly have often said that what is evident in […]

The Logic of Love or Lack Thereof

December 28, 2014 Donnie Casto II 0

By: Donnie Casto II “Women aren’t logical, that’s why they make no sense.” said Julius. For the past five minutes he had went on about the common situation I imagine most couples go through at some point and now it seemed that due to a potentially lost flash drive that […]

Reflections on the Ferguson Fiasco

November 27, 2014 Donnie Casto II 0

Why I never watch the Media Whores of the Mainstream Bordello By: Donnie Casto II I’ve not been paying much attention to Ferguson, Darren Wilson, or the death of 18 year old Michael Brown. Call it a fault of character, call it mistrust of the bastards in the mainstream media, […]