Alyson Camus

Best Concerts of 2020: Hard To Believe They Even Existed

By Alyson Camus | January 3, 2021

I wrote this on March 17, 2020, and I was right!

Vanilla Ice Performed At Trump’s New Year Eve Party

By Alyson Camus | January 2, 2021

As expected, nobody was wearing a mask

A Search For An Anthem For 2020: 45 Songs To Describe This Year

By Alyson Camus | January 1, 2021

it’s a year difficult to define by one single mood

Listen To Chris Mardini ‘s Emotional Take On A Jeff Buckley Classic

By Alyson Camus | December 30, 2020

his special surprise for this New Year Eve

Why Are So Many Pop Stars Into Astrology?

By Alyson Camus | December 29, 2020

Plenty of celebrities and musicians are pushing the astrology angle

Some Punk Hardcore References In Wonder Woman 1984?

By Alyson Camus | December 28, 2020

‘Had about twenty people tell me about this’

The Worst COVID-19-Related Songs Of 2020

By Alyson Camus | December 28, 2020

cashing in on a deadly pandemic

Controversial Party Monster Michael Alig Died Yesterday: He Hosted A Very Provocative Sex Cells Night In 2017

By Alyson Camus | December 26, 2020

I first heard of Alig when he found himself in the middle of a controversy in Los Angeles

Atheist Songs For A Christmas Day

By Alyson Camus | December 25, 2020

‘In heaven unseen and hell unknown/This is a lie’

Caroline Polachek Reimagines One Of Her Songs For Christmas

By Alyson Camus | December 24, 2020

Polachek sings this one for Santa Claus himself

Paul McCartney: Ask Me Anything

By Alyson Camus | December 23, 2020

‘It was a perfect way to spend lockdown. It made me do Rockdown!’

The Worst Music-Related Moments Of 2020

By Alyson Camus | December 22, 2020

2020 sucked, there’s no doubt about it

Steel Panther Just Played Three Packed Concerts In Florida – Joined On Stage By NSYNC’s Joey Fatone

By Alyson Camus | December 21, 2020

What a bad joke

Barack Obama’s Favorite Music Of 2020

By Alyson Camus | December 20, 2020

This is a very eclectic list

Press Releases From December, Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | December 20, 2020

the story of lead singer Dana Foote’s truly hellish ex-girlfriend

Paul McCartney Releases A Video For His Exuberant ‘Find My Way’

By Alyson Camus | December 19, 2020

an acknowledgment of McCartney’s enduring spirit

Shameika, Fiona Apple’s Childhood Classmate

By Alyson Camus | December 18, 2020

Shameika had no idea Fiona had written a song about her

The True Groove All-Stars Cover Grace Jones – ‘Fully Recovered Vol.2′ Out This Friday, December 18th

By Alyson Camus | December 17, 2020

they have put the reggae beats back into the tune

Same-Day Antigen Screening For Concerts? Could It Work?

By Alyson Camus | December 16, 2020

‘This is not a party, this is a scientific study’

Cancel Culture: Is It Too Much To Ask For Consistency?

By Alyson Camus | December 15, 2020

This didn’t prevent hypocrite Pitchfork to book R Kelly at their 2013 festival

Ren Liu Releases Dreamy EP ‘Prayer For a Stranger’

By Alyson Camus | December 13, 2020

‘I started songwriting at a very desperate point in my life’

Many People In Elliott Smith’s Circle Were Very Suspicious Early On And Still Are.

By Alyson Camus | December 13, 2020

This is something I will never assert enough times

‘Wednesdays,’ Ryan Adams’ New Album Reviewed

By Alyson Camus | December 12, 2020

a bare-it-all work

Redemption Songs? Ryan Adams Will Release ‘Wednesdays’ At Midnight

By Alyson Camus | December 10, 2020

the fan base is still there

Suspect208, A New Band Of Rock Stars’ Sons

By Alyson Camus | December 10, 2020

the second single of the new superband-by-progeny

Steve Aoki To Headline Grand Park’s Virtual NYE In Los Angeles

By Alyson Camus | December 9, 2020

 Should I rejoice for this virtual EDM party on my own?

‘Boy On Fire’: Mark Mordue’s New Nick Cave Biography

By Alyson Camus | December 9, 2020

‘it’s not just about Nick, it’s about us’

Bob Dylan Has Sold His Entire Song Catalog To UMPG. Why?

By Alyson Camus | December 8, 2020

This made me think about the value of art

The Death Of The Record Store? Is It Really A Thing?

By Alyson Camus | December 7, 2020

With 56 independent record stores in Los Angeles, I certainly feel lucky

Healthy Junkies’ Video For ‘Tricky Situation’ Reviewed

By Alyson Camus | December 6, 2020

sheer punk energy,

Press Releases From December: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | December 6, 2020

This song will make your Christmas day.

Billie Eilish Canceled Her Tour, Her Fans Got Very Angry

By Alyson Camus | December 5, 2020

Post-COVID-19, ticket shopping is gonna be hell

Is It Really Ryan Adams’ Comeback?

By Alyson Camus | December 4, 2020

Can he even come back?

Three New Music Videos With Jenny, Julian and Phoebe

By Alyson Camus | December 3, 2020

they landed in my mailbox these past days

‘Fairytale Of New York’ Is Still A Controversial Song?

By Alyson Camus | December 1, 2020

‘young audiences are particularly sensitive to derogatory terms for gender and sexuality’

BAD SEED TEEVEE, The 24-Hour Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds YouTube Channel

By Alyson Camus | November 29, 2020

Nick called everyone ‘my dear culties’

‘Drive Thru Communion,’ Brooks Hudgins’ Debut Album Reviewed

By Alyson Camus | November 28, 2020

offers the unexpected and plenty of brilliant moments

Brenda Carsey At Six@Six, Presented By The 6660s And The Satellite

By Alyson Camus | November 27, 2020

illuminated the night with her bright guitar chords and beautiful versatile voice

Press Releases From November: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | November 27, 2020

POSTDATA and Charm La’Donna among these eclectic press releases from November

Is There Any Difference Between The Weeknd And Trump?

By Alyson Camus | November 26, 2020

Is it the new norm now?

The 2021 Grammys Nominations Are Here, And It’s A Huge Year For Women

By Alyson Camus | November 24, 2020

Fiona should have been nominated for Album of the Year

Christmas Present Options For The Music Fans Of The Family

By Alyson Camus | November 24, 2020

each one for a different budget

The 50 Best-Selling Artists Of All Time From 2017 To 2020

By Alyson Camus | November 23, 2020

the queen of these three past years

The Circumstances Surrounding Jimi Hendrix’s Death Are Still Very Murky 50 Years Later

By Alyson Camus | November 22, 2020

obstructed by mythological stories

Press Releases From November: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | November 21, 2020

Brooks Hudgins and Genesis Owusu are among these press releases from November

Moon Crush, The First Socially-Distanced Music Experience, Next Year In Miramar Beach, FL

By Alyson Camus | November 19, 2020

designed to bring people together safely

The Music Scene Has Never Been So Depressed

By Alyson Camus | November 19, 2020

mental health issues hare ashtags followed by millions

Tech Company Topeka Offers A Front-Row Experience Unlike Any Other

By Alyson Camus | November 18, 2020

’It’s intimate, it’s engaging, it’s seamless’

BMG Records Have Dropped Morrissey, He Is Blaming Diversity

By Alyson Camus | November 17, 2020

‘This news is perfectly in keeping with the relentless galvanic horror of 2020’

Press Releases From November: Here Are The Artists

By Alyson Camus | November 15, 2020

‘Postcards From The Edge,’ a new track by Guy Blakeslee