With only four records to rank, our fourth installment also spends some time looking at the history of this great band which featured Dave Edmund, Nick Lowe, Billy Bremner and Terry Williams. One of the best live bands ever to hit the stage, you will also hear about some famous live shows and some other […]

Photo by Anna Haas The beautiful and gentle voice of Americana artist Sarah Peacock seems to serve as a subtle and stark contrast to the message in her music. But as you listen deeper to the songs on her upcoming record, you will hear that she is simply singing with compassion on what she describes […]

In this third installment of this series, I take a walk through the catalog of studio albums by the British band Squeeze. The band of course is led by the prolific work of the talented songwriting duo of Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook. Long one of my favorite all time bands, you can search this […]

I became intrigued when I heard that an old acquaintance of mine, Gibby Haynes, had written his first novel. Afterall, I witnessed the beginnings of Gibby’s publishing career with his self-made ‘zine entitled Strange VD which he produced on the photocopy machine at the office where we both once worked. Following this unusual ode to […]

Last week, I made my first attempt at this video exercise with the music of Elvis Costello. From what I’ve heard, most of you liked it. I personally loved the feedback that rearranged rankings and disagreed with some of the records I put near the bottom. All in all, it was too much fun for […]

Stealing Monty Python’s trademark transitional line “And now for something completely different,” it’s time for 11 Questions to leave the comfort of its safe Americana musical home. Are you ready to experience the beat- driven modern pop sound of the artist known as Kfhox who unprofessionally goes by Kathryn F. Hoxie? After teasing us with […]

Having seen this type of video surface across YouTube, I thought I would have some fun myself. I know that there will be a lot of disagreement with my choices, but that’s the fun of it, isn’t it? Please keep in mind that this is quick and off the cuff. And like I say in […]