Category Archives: Views and Reviews

Review – Radiohead “In Rainbows”

Okay, so I’m a little late to the party on this one, but I’m not a diehard Radiohead fan, though I have enjoyed them. Their recent Best Album Grammy Nom reinterested me in this CD, and Amazon put the MP3 album on sale for $5, so… what the hey? This is a very sophisticated album …

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Top 10 Albums of 2008

Many pundits seem to think that the iPod has killed off the “album”. I disagree. I listen to FAR more complete albums since I got my iPod than before. I think having my entire collection with me at all times, so I can play the album that fits my mood, has the most to do …

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Top 10 Musical Theatre Cast Albums

I’m starting out a series of top 10 recaps with an all-time list. My All-time favorite musical cast albums. As much as I love pop music, I think if were stranded on a desert island (with an iPod that wouldn’t run out of batteries!) I would want these 10 CDs loaded! In the new episode …

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Alt Rock Day! Killers & Coldplay

As a fan of The Killers and Coldplay, it was a good weekend, with the Killers new full length, “Day & Age” and Coldplay’s new Ep, “Prospekt’s March” both out. So what are my first impressions? Well, I’m a little underwhelmed so far with the Killer’s new one. I still enjoy their music, but their …

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My Most Played Songs

I have a diverse playlist, and at times I find it interesting to see what iTunes tells me I’m listening to the most of… I have never been the type to listen to one song over and over (I get enough of that when I’m mixing a song!) so in 4 years, my most played …

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Bon Jovi Knows How to Hook You

I went to go see the Bon Jovi Concert in Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night, and here are three big things I learned. 1. Bon Jovi knows how to put on a hell of a show. – Not only were they great performers, but they are on the cutting edge technically. They had 4 …

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Classic Track of the Week – Sycamore Leaves

Okay, Americans have been living in a box, and pretty much think A-Ha stopped recording after “Take on Me.” The truth is the group has released tons of albums, and still sells very well in Europe. One of my best friends has stayed a true fan over the years, buying all their import CDs, etc… …

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Classic Track of the Week – Ritual

“Baby I want all the same things you want/ And Baby I need all the same things you need…” Okay, I’m going to admit that the Dan Reed Network never wrote poetry, but when it come to melodic, kick-ass danceable pop/rock with an R&B twist, Dan Reed burst on to a scene that was already …

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