Are the Black Keys Still Good?
The better question is: were they ever good?
You Should Listen To: Pistol Annies
Whether or not you like country music, you need to hear the Pistol Annies.
You Should Listen To: Jhené Aiko
12 Songs You Should Hear
The Greatest Superbowl Halftime Performance
Bruno Mars at the 2014 Superbowl. What an amazing performer he is. The part where he does “Runaway” is my favorite, if it’s even possible to have a favorite moment. The dance moves and synchronization, the showmanship, the energy, the coordination and camerawork. It gives me chills and makes me smile really big. I’d love to see him in concert someday. I was revisiting this…
Why Soundgarden Is The Best Grunge Band of All-Time
If you’ve come for a history lesson or empirical-based data sheet, you’re in the wrong place. The only facts here are pure, honest-to-God music and lyrics. That is the only “data” I have. So let’s get to it! First, let me point out what will be obvious to you if you already love Soundgarden/Audioslave/Chris Cornell’s solo work, and what should be reinforced if you’re not…
“Brown Sugar” ZZ Top
I had never heard this song until my good friend Pandora came along. While I like many of ZZ Top’s songs, I never listened to this album in its entirety (and if I did, I’ve forgotten it by now). This song is a gem. True blues if I’ve ever heard it. ZZ Top’s brand is deeply rooted in the Blues of course, but I see…