A major story that happened this year while I was away was that Prince moved all of his music away from online streaming services like Spotify, and moved them all to Tidal. Since then, Prince uploaded his newest album HITnRUN: Phase One there as an exclusive for about a week prior to it hitting the […]

Less than a year after Prince’s successful double dose of Art Official Age and PLECTRUMELECTRUM, he announced that he had a new album ready. However, as typical of Prince, this wasn’t without some controversy. This summer Prince yanked all of his music, with the exception of a few stray compilation tracks, off of Spotify, which […]

I want to start my first review in quite some time by thanking those who have written me with kind words of encouragement. Sometimes just realizing there are others out there in the world who actually read what I have to say… it can really mean a lot. The internet can be a great place […]

As I’m sure you’re noticed, I haven’t posted much lately. I’ve decided that I’m going to take a break from writing reviews. I don’t know for how long. But lately I’m had many things taking up my free time. I’ve been doing some really in-depth research to create some very specific Spotify playlists. I’ve been […]

Alabama Shakes silences their doubters on their second album Sound & Color. Since their debut album, the band’s skills have grown, taking them from being a throwback southern blues-rock band to… well something a bit more experimental but a lot more powerful. But while “experimental” has killed sophomore albums by many artists, Alabama Shakes took […]

On this day in 1985, Prince and the Revolution’s followup to the massively successful Purple Rain album was released with little fanfare. Prince had asked that Warner Brothers release Around The World In A Day with almost no announcement, no videos, and no singles. I can only imagine the shouting matches that must have taken […]

With their self-titled debut album, Dead Sara made a believer out of me. A believer that the the true fire of rock and roll is very much alive. From the sounds of their newest album Pleasure To Meet You., they were just getting warmed up. This album may have as well been named Dead Sara […]