Father John Misty claims he is not writing songs to get a reaction like Trump, but his attention-grabbing antics and the lyrics of Pure Comedy say otherwise.Read More
If anyone from the post-punk/new wave era could have stolen David Bowie's throne, it would have been Adam Ant.Read More
I had to keep explaining to people what I was doing last Saturday afternoon. No one believed me.
-So you are seeing a concert in someone’s living room?
-Do you know who you are going to see?
-Why are you doing this?
-For an intimate musical experience.
Twelve years ago, I lived in Milwaukee. I had a dream of making a living as a writer. I created an online portfolio of my work. I found the remnants and became awash in nostalgia.Read More
A few days ago, an opinion piece I wrote on how I feel about U2's album The Joshua Tree was published. When you take issue with an iconic album that has sold millions of copies over 28 years, people aren't going to agree with you.
I think what took me aback were the several people who went beyond the usual profanty-laced dissent and clicked on the "Email The Author" link. I respond to their concerns.Read More
When I first moved to Arizona, my goal was to attend Coachella as soon as possible. The music and arts festival has now come and gone twice and I have no regrets in letting another weekend filled with music and hipsters slip away from me. Getting musicians that receive more airplay on classic rock stations than those with an alternative format change the feel and the demographic of the festival experience.Read More