Category Archives: Music

2018 In Music

CREDIT: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Stagecoach

CREDIT: Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for Stagecoach

Note:  My 2018 Track Selections Are At The Bottom Of The Post – but please read the entire thing! Continue reading

Ten Albums That Made An Impact

A couple friends recently made posts about the 10 albums that affected them. See Alex’s list at this linkSee my friend Jeff’s post here.  This was great for a couple reasons. I am also nostalgic about the music I have listened to over the years, especially with an overflowing rack of CDs. The second was also to remind people that Facebook sucks and they will vacuum up the data from your personal posts and build more data on you. In addition, as Alex said, #SayNoToWalledGardens. Continue reading

10 Most Overrated Musicians and Bands of All Time

It has been a while since I have made a music blog post for the hell of it. So why not come up with something everybody can disagree with? Here is my list of overrated musicians you will undoubtedly disagree with. Continue reading

2017 In Music

2017: A Sense of Loss

Like any year, we lose amazing artists whose contributions were immense.  2017 seemed to be an especially sad year.  Some I couldn’t even image what rock music would be like (Fats Domino and Chuck Berry). Continue reading

RIP Scott Weiland

RIP Scott Weiland

RIP Scott Weiland (source: wikipedia.org)

Scott Weiland (source: wikipedia.org)

RIP Scott Weiland.  In the end, I suppose it was a miracle he made it to 48 years.  After a life blessed with incredible talent and cursed by unstoppable drug use, it is time to reminisce. Continue reading

What Music Teaches Us About Photography

As the internet became ubiquitous, it was not long before Adobe’s Photoshop entered the pop culture lexicon. The powerful image-editing product became famous through the photo manipulation of various celebrities. In the eyes of photo professionals, Photoshop had long held a special place for its seemingly unending ability to carefully edit images of all types. Yet, the product was so powerful, that in the eyes of the public, use of Photoshop became a source of disdain. Continue reading