An earful about music, pop culture and whatever else is on my mind.
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
[Video Premiere] Phong Tran: High Tech, High Emotion
On 2017's Initiate , Phong Tran imbued software with high drama and emotion, inspired by “the story in every story” theorized by Joseph ...
Tuesday, November 02, 2021
Record Roundup: Solos, Duos, Ensembles
We are officially in the fourth quarter of 2021, which means all the albums I have yet to tell you about are starting to weigh heavily upon ...
Saturday, October 16, 2021
Record Roundup: Plugged In
Electricity has been a driving force in music at least Leon Theremin developed his pioneering instrument over a century ago. So here's a...
Sunday, October 03, 2021
Bond, James Bond: Ranking The Theme Songs
For the first decade of my life, my dad worked six days a week, eight hours a day, as a psychiatrist, to not only keep his four kids in ever...
Saturday, September 18, 2021
Record (And A Concert!) Roundup: On An Island
I may be in the minority, but I'm still not ready to go to indoor concerts. Whether it's in a glorious sweatbox like Market Hotel o...
Monday, September 06, 2021
Record Roundup: Rooms Of Their Own
Each album below creates a self-contained universe and feels like a direct view into the minds and hearts of their creators. All are also mu...
Sunday, August 29, 2021
Lee Perry: Farewell To Scratch
I lay in bed, 14 or 15, waiting for sleep to come. I switched over to the AM dial and caught the soothing voice of reggae DJ Gil Bailey,...
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