The ballot for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2021 is out, and it’s the most diverse in the Hall’s history. There’s world music, R&B, hip hop, 60s pop, metal — something for almost everyone. And more importantly, it has the most female artists ever and the
What were the best and worst things in music in 2020? The worst thing was the year itself – no live music, and many artists lost to the pandemic. But financial help for struggling venues is on its way, and we still had a lot of music to enjoy. A look back at music in 2020.
It’s that time of year again: It’s the holidays, and time to look for that special gift for the music geek in your life. Hey, it’s been a rough year – we all deserve a little something, don’t we?
The sound of electric guitars may soon be different, and the reason why may surprise you.
These days we’re all spending a lot more time on our couch, looking for things to do. Well, at least I am. I miss going out and seeing bands, especially getting to see some of the more filk and geeky variety of bands found at conventions and smaller venues. On the plus side, a lot of conventions have been helping us out and going virtual, with a good amount of programming dedicated to filk and geeky music, providing at least online concert content to help folks like me out.
Alas, Hamilton!!! This is not the normal podcast as musicals are not in my wheelhouse. However, while doing research, I suddenly remember I’ve seen and listened to a bunch of musicals over the years.
What the heck is Filk Music? If you’ve been to a convention (though, of course, not recently – Thanks, COVID) you may have seen something on a schedule about Filk Music, or Filk Singing. If you haven’t had a chance to pop into that scheduled event, or even not enough
The first Guardians of the Galaxy movie was a colorful, quirky, and hilarious shot of adrenaline to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the film owes part of its success to its soundtrack full of fun retro tunes, called, appropriately enough, the “Awesome Mix.” The film kicked things off with “Come