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 […]
Every once in a while a song comes along that has a certain je ne sais quoi: a band actually records a song with their own band name in the title! Yes. Crazy. But it instantly causes one to reflect on just why this would be necessary. Are these […]
Nashville rockers Bully have dropped a top-notch single and B-side covering fellow Sub Popers Nirvana and Orville Peck. Well, not exactly the band Bully but more specifically singer Alicia Bognanno. Sheltering in place, Bognanno decided to get busy and record a couple of favorites, playing all instruments on each […]
As a longtime fan of The Police, the creation of this playlist was inevitable. The trio formed in 1977 and had much success garnering eight Grammy nominations with five wins. Two of those were for Best Rock Instrumental Performance: “Reggatta De Blanc” (from Reggatta De Blanc, 1980) and […]
The Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has brought the world to its knees. As of this writing, there is not a vaccine and people continue to contract and die from it. Sadly, there is a movement to re-open the country and the president, along with most Republican governors, are answering […]