Review: Nile Marr Are You Happy Now? (Oldham Street Records) As the 28-year-old son of legendary Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr, Nile has been surrounded by music his entire life. Although he missed dad’s Smiths era during the 80s, he was around to see the old man touring and […]
Georgia looked this Friday the 13th dead in the eye and accepted the challenge. Today, CNN called Georgia and its 16 Electoral College votes for Joe Biden.
As school districts across the nation make plans for the new school year, let’s hear it for the teachers! This playlist covers songs about teaching, learning, and how to stay motivated. The coronavirus of 2020 has become the oversized wrench thrown directly at our foreheads. Here’s hoping all […]
Two of this year’s most lauded new releases come from Muscle Shoals artists: Drive-By Truckers and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit.
It has been said that art imitates life. This adage may never have been more powerfully illustrated than with Spotify’s Black Lives Matter: Songs of Empowerment and Pride playlist. Made public on June 3, the playlist consists of 59 songs and has a running time exceeding four hours. […]
In a time of huge emergencies, it’s comforting to know that the little things are not being ignored. Great rock music is one of those things alive and well thanks to Atlanta’s ambulette.
Endless repeat means forever. For many of my favorite albums, this would promise absolute burnout.
New release: From the Vaults by Joe Guido Welsh The lead-off track of “What a Way to Go!,” is shot out of a cannon with a power guitar riff and it never lands. Welsh sings, “I don’t wanna die like Elvis reading quietly alone / I wanna’ shoot […]
What Happened to Us? (Volumes 1-3) have recently dropped and are worthy of your time.
The Romantics have been around since 1977 and are thankfully still kicking. Co-founder, guitarist, and principal songwriter Mike Skill has ventured out in the past couple years with solo offerings. In 2018, Skill released “Dark Side of Your Love,” a solid, straight-ahead rocker. And before you ask…yes, he […]