“Bat Thing” by Castration Squad

“Bat Thing” by Castration Squad

Oct 31, 2016

Happy Halloween, my little spooky friends! In honor of this dark day, today’s song of the moment is “Bat Thing” by my favorite deathrock band, Castration Squad.  Castration Squad was a lovely group of ghouls from California featuring Shannon Wilhelm (vocals), Mary Bat-Thing (vocals), Tiffany Kennedy (keyboards), Alice Bag (bass), Tracy Lea...

“Kingdom of Rain” by The The & Sinéad O’Connor

“Kingdom of Rain” by The The & Sinéad O’Connor

Oct 19, 2016

Collaborations are so cool, especially when done well. It brings two great and maybe unlikely combinations together for one badass song. One of my all time favorite duets is “Kingdom of Rain” by The The and Sinéad O’Connor. It was released on The The’s 1989 album, Mind Bomb. “Kingdom of Rain” is super sexy. Matt Johnson...

SOTM: Alabama Shakes, “The Greatest”

SOTM: Alabama Shakes, “The Greatest”

Sep 15, 2016

    Brittany Howard — the big, beautiful lead frontwoman and guitarist for Alabama Shakes, whose 2015 album Sound and Color is a masterpiece of brilliant, erm, sound and color — rocks. Just listen to this fun, rockin’ freak-out showcasing Howard’s soulful voice and brilliant riffs.     Now listen again, this time to...

“Last Disaster” by Night School

“Last Disaster” by Night School

Jun 28, 2016

“Last Disaster” by Night School is the exact kind of song I want to listen to in this heat. It’s enjoyable, light and the perfect addition to any summer party mix. The guitar tone is perfect and the vocal harmonies add a full sound that creates a great pop song. “Last Disaster” is well written and produced. Night School’s...

Two Peter Gabriel Songs Improved by Kate Bush

Two Peter Gabriel Songs Improved by Kate Bush

May 29, 2016

If I had to use one word to describe Kate Bush it would be mystical. She’s mysterious, she rarely performs live anymore. And, her image is that of a fairy. Peter Gabriel and Kate Bush collaborated multiple times, Kate Bush appears as a guest vocalist on quite a few of Peter Gabriel’s songs and I would say her voice adds the mysticism that both...

New Electric Citizen, Higher Time

New Electric Citizen, Higher Time

May 19, 2016

    A belated congratulations to our pals, Electric Citizen on their new album, Higher Time! The album was released Friday May 13th and is so killer! Back with extremely heavy rock n’ roll riffs the album is definitely possessing. They’re having their Higher Time release show this Saturday night (May 21st) at the Northside Tavern with...