I really like 16 albums from 1988, for some reason

In their ongoing series of celebrating the world's favorite media as it turns 30, my friends over at Geek Salad Radio are tackling the music of 1988 this month. They're collecting personal Top Five lists to construct their final run-down for an upcoming 'cast, so I went Inter-searching to put together my own list. I … Continue reading I really like 16 albums from 1988, for some reason

New Music of 2016 ~ This is What I Found

Some years, I list favorite albums. Some years it's favorite cuts. This year, I'm all over the map, but so is the landscape of music - and in my opinion, that's kind of how it should be. Here's some of the new music I discovered last year ... and how (<-- literally as well as … Continue reading New Music of 2016 ~ This is What I Found

Kennedy Center Gets Stapled

Mavis Staples (jcs) 2008 Mavis Staples, a ‘freedom singer’ during the Civil Rights Movement, was recognized by the Kennedy Center Honors this week, along with James Taylor, Al Pacino, Argentine pianist Martha Argerich, and The Eagles. Staples often performed with or for Dr. Martin Luther King. I was able to see her perform in 2008 … Continue reading Kennedy Center Gets Stapled

Time to ’86 the Playlist

It's been 30 years since songs like Hip to be Square and Danger Zone graced our airwaves, and as such, a great topic for a weekly list has just been born.