1 – Revolution Rock – Green Day – B
2 – Day Break – Norah Jones – D+
3 – Oh My My – One Republic – D+
4 – Views – Drake – B+
5 – Suicide Squad – Various Artists – C+
6 – A Seat At The Table – Solange – B+
7- Blurryface – Twenty One Pilots – B+
8 – The Last Bridge – Alter Bridge – D+
9 – Three – Phantogram – C
10 – Dangerous Woman – Ariana Grande – C+
Comment: I would be much more impressed here, if the album charts reflected any form of serious tration. Green Day’s 95K equivalent album units is abysmal. What does it mean in a nation of 300M? And that is the best of them this week. Nobody else is any better and if the recording industry is back in the black it is due to breadth not height. A good thing of course… unless you’re playing around at home
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – September 1985 (Volume 17, Number 4)
Rock ‘n’ roll is dead. We’re just dancin’ on its grave
Brief Encounters: New Album Releases 3-17-23 – 3-23-22
a coming of age for modern Arabic pop and not Arabic Sahara garage
Back in 2009 We Went To The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Museum New York Annex Here Is Our Report (Before Its Abrupt Closure!!)
kids picking out songs on guitars and discovering they too can do it
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – August 1985 (Volume 17, Number 3)
squirming around on her back like she’d just received a double dose of injectable pig wormer
Money, Money, Money: Buying Tickets In 2023
one of the worst endings to a major concert
Sharon Van Etten At The Troubadour, Sunday March 19th 2023
“I always dreamed of playing the Troubadour”
Single by Single review Of Paul McCartney’s The 7″Singles Box Reviewed
a master of melody and less so a master of genre
Creem – America’s Only Rock ‘n’ Roll Magazine, Reviewed Issue By Issue – July 1985 (Volume 17, Number 2)
Bill Holdship’s piece on Prince is excellent
A vast ocean of music covering the planet from pole to pole, all of a half inch deep everywhere, with only a few exceptions.
So suck on the reality.
Now take a look at this.
See “related tracks.” It auto-plays. Why should I get drafted to support someone like John Legend, a million seller? I dislike his music, never listen to it, would never recommend it. Yet, look what gets attached like a lamprey to my property, which I already give away. There’s no way for me to get rid of the guy.
If smallpox still existed, I’d wish it on him and the industry.