An earful about music, pop culture and whatever else is on my mind.
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Record Roundup: Rock'n'Pop Adjacent
There are number of releases at least adjacent to rock and pop that have been energizing me throughout 2021. Get into these albums (and one ...
Monday, July 05, 2021
The Best Of 2021 (So Far)
The year's halfway point is a good opportunity to take stock of the music that has been animating my year, some of which I haven't h...
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Record Roundup: Americana The Beautiful
For the last four or five years, there's been an increasingly bitter battle over what it means to be an American. There are some of thos...
Sunday, June 13, 2021
Record Roundup: Novelty Is Not Enough
Some of the hardest work of writing AnEarful is choosing what to share out of the many, many recordings that come my way. As ever, the cream...
Sunday, June 06, 2021
Concert Review(!): Hymn To The City
There was a sound. It was coming from over there, traveling through air to me, here. It was music and it was LIVE, being played right in fro...
Saturday, May 15, 2021
Record Roundup: Song Forms
The combination of words and music is as old as language and songs continue to be astonishing transmitters of thoughts, ideas, and feelings,...
Sunday, April 25, 2021
Record Roundup: Chiaroscuro
There are times when unremittingly bleak music can provide necessary catharsis. At other times - like our current moment, I believe - a more...
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