Welcome to my personal blog. This is a place where I discuss any of my musical finds or faves. Drop in and have a listen.
Nellie McKay’s 5th studio album, Home Sweet Mobile Home”, released September 2010 on The Verve…

I have been a big fan of Nellie McKay’s quirky brand of jazz, pop, rock, and standards since her 2004 debut album Get Away From Me. The title is a clever play on the Norah Jones title Come Away with Me. The album cover, with its joyful display of Nellie…

“Easy On Me” is the lead single off of Adele’s forthcoming album 30 set to…

Before Adele dropped “Easy On Me”, there had been whisperings of her dropping her latest album soon. Billboard’s had been seen with the number 30, that many correctly guessed were advertising Adele’s next album. Looking back at the past 3 outings from her, each debut single has been fairly grandiose…

The debut album by Highnoon, Semi Sweet, released August 2019 on Oof Records.

There is a rising influence in dream pop coming into certain parts of the indie rock scene. One artist whose both been inspired by and incorporated this sound in Highnoon’s Kennedy Freeman. She began the process of shaping and tracking her sound while studying at Philadelphia’s Temple University. This would…

Paula Cole’s third album, Amen, released September 1999 on Warner Brother Records.

You probably know Paula Cole’s work without even realizing it. Her single “I Don’t Want to Wait” was used as the theme to Dawson’s Creek. That’s, unknowingly, where I first heard her music. Cole has been around for a while. After graduating from Berklee’s College of Music, she toured with…

Sheryl Crow after her 3 wins, including Best New Artist, at the 1995 Grammy’s

Post recording the album, the collective would separate from Crow as tensions rose to a boiling point between them and her. One of the beginnings to this was her choice to choose a different touring band from that of the group of songwriters that she had collaborated with on the…

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