Album Review: “Obviously” by Lake Street Dive (with Track Rankings…Obviously)

I mentioned this band in my 2020 anthems post about the songs that summed up my 2020. I had already discovered their song “Making Do” late in the year and thought it would be a contender for 2021 anthems. Since then, I heard Lake Street Dive’s latest single “Hypothetical” and fell in love with theContinue reading “Album Review: “Obviously” by Lake Street Dive (with Track Rankings…Obviously)”

Big Bad Wolf – The Heavy

I can’t get enough of this song.┬áIt’s gritty rock and roll at its finest. This band channels old school soul and classic rock, then blends it to sound like some retro garage rock band, ala The Black Keys or The Strokes, but more emphasis on the soul and the rock. The horns add a layerContinue reading “Big Bad Wolf – The Heavy”

“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 isContinue reading ““Brown Sugar” ZZ Top”