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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart rock out at Jackrabbits


June 13, 2010

When it comes to The Pains of Being Pure at Heart’s live performances, vocalist Kip Berman said  graciously he does not find his band distinguishable. “I don’t think anyone comes to our shows for the guitar solos or anything...

Top Five Best Songs Ever


March 30, 2010

If you read only one Top Five ever, let it be this one. Here I present you, fine reader, fished out from the ocean of musical mediocrity, an exquisite platter of simply the finest Top Five Songs Ever -- your desert island picks,...

Don’t let the lyrics get lost in the lovely, loopy musical notes


March 9, 2010

If you're a fan of the feature editor's weekly "Top Five Songs to [insert quirky and/or timely topic here] ... " then you might enjoy this rant blog on the often forgotten and personally adored song quality -- lyrics. Most a...

Oscar Watch: Who is going home with the golden man?


March 3, 2010

The Oscars present the best Hollywood has offered us during the past year. The event receives updates this year to the format, including the number of movies nominated for Best Picture increasing from five to 10 movies. Alec Baldwin...

Top Five Bewitching Ballads


February 16, 2010

Perhaps Hollywood's latest kick has been sexy teenage vampires doing sexy things, but what the '90s favored was sexy teenage witches doing sexy things (anyone remember "The Craft" or "Charmed"?). In honor of some of the hilarious...

Top Five Reasons Why ELO Rules


February 2, 2010

OK, so I honestly set out this week to compile a list of Top Five Rainy Day Ditties or something else somewhat relevant to anyone else, but then I started the other morning with a rousing spin of Electric Light Orchestra's "Evil...

You smell that? Nostalgic radio rock for all


January 26, 2010

Think back to around 1996. What were you doing on a weekday at 4 p.m.? I was usually sitting in the kitchen of my parent’s house doing math homework and listening to the radio, and without fail, I'd hear Marcy Playground’s...

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