Favorite Albums of 2016

There were some pretty good albums released in 2016. Here are my favorites for the year. Keith Urban – Ripcord With each album, Keith Urban seems to move further and further from the country sound. Ripcord is no exception and infuses EDM with banjos and synth beats. There’s even  a collaboration with Pitbull on the…

Concert List

 I’ve been going to live concerts since before I can remember. My parents took me along to Bluegrass and Irish festivals almost before I could say the word “music”  and going to live shows has sort of become a part of who I am. I decided it’s probably a good idea to write down a…

Music Review: Nickelback – No Fixed Address

  Nickelback – No Fixed Address Nickelback ruled the airwaves in the late 90s and early 00s, but this is 2014 and bands that were once rock radio staples have found that times have changed.  The rock format has moved away from the more grungy sound of  the 90s and many stations have re-branded themselves as…

Favorite Albums of All Time, Pt. 1

I love music and I like to think I have a pretty wide variety of genres that I listen to.  If you scroll through some of the artists on my iPod, you’ll find everything from The Beatles, Eminem, Metallica and New Kids on the Block to Flogging Molly, Garth Brooks and Mumford and Sons. I’m…

Music Review: Paramore, Paramore

Four years in between albums, along with break-up rumors followed by a very nasty public split with founding band members is usually the kiss of death in a fickle music industry.  Radio will forget about you.  Fans will grow impatient and move on.  The next album without the original band members will probably suck and record…