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Eric Church’s “The Outsiders” Album Review

Posted: February 13, 2014 at 9:20 am   /   CD Reviews, Local, Music

Very seldom is there an album that comes out that truly gets me excited. I guess Pearl Jam’s recent album could count as one that I was stoked about, but that is about it. Enter Eric Church, country music’s modern day outlaw. He’s a man among boys in today’s world of country music. While Luke […]

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Top Ten Pearl Jam Songs of All Time, in Honor of “Lightning Bolt” Out October 15

Posted: October 11, 2013 at 1:22 pm   /   CD Reviews, Local, Music

One of the most influential bands in rock history is Pearl Jam. Eddie Vedder and his crew are releasing a new studio album, titled “Lightning Bolt” on Tuesday. Many bands’ have come and gone from Seattle’s grunge-rock era, but Pearl Jam has remained for 23 years. The band has influenced millions with their music and […]

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Album Review: ‘Goodnight Moon Part II’ by Rookie of the Year

Posted: August 6, 2013 at 11:58 pm   /   CD Reviews, Local, Music

There are some songs/albums that just beg to be played on a summer car ride with the windows rolled down. I could list a dozen of each that I’ve played from my iPod/phone countless times. Beyond that, though, there are bands whose entire catalogs appear to be written in this manner. On a roadtrip with your […]

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Album Review: ‘Unimagine’ by Hands Like Houses

Posted: July 23, 2013 at 2:11 am   /   CD Reviews, Local, Music, Reviews

Perhaps it’s something they put in the water, but three of my favorite bands in recent memory have all hailed from the land down under. Back when I briefly played bass for a metal band(!), I was introduced to a metalcore band called Parkway Drive, an extremely talented brutal assault on your eardrums. After them […]

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Watch Weird Miley Cyrus Music Video for “We Can’t Stop” With Major Twerking

Posted: June 22, 2013 at 9:36 am   /   Local, Music, Music Videos

As if Billy Ray Cyrus’ “Achy Breaky Heart” couldn’t break any more, Miley Cyrus is getting further and further from “Hannah Montana” territory everyday. It is clear that the actress/singer/songwriter does not want to be typecasted for the rest of her career, and that she has something to prove. Some may say that she is […]

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Top 10 Movie Soundtracks of the New Millennium: ‘Almost Famous,’ ‘Crazy Heart’ and More

Posted: May 1, 2013 at 1:55 pm   /   Film, Local, Music

As I sit here watching Top Gun it dawned on me that while the movie is totally bad ass, the soundtrack is a huge reason for that. So, that got me thinking about my top 10 movie soundtracks of all-time. Now, I’m probably going to anger some by leaving out A Hard Day’s Night. But I […]

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Limp Bizkit Returns to St. Louis, Playing Pops on 6/1 Presented by 105.7 The Point

Posted: April 15, 2013 at 10:49 am   /   Local, Music, Music News

Limp Bizkit’s 2013 Tour Makes a Stop at Pops in St. Louis on Saturday, June 1. Way back in the late 90s and early 2000s, Limp Bizkit was one of the biggest bands on the planet. Front man Fred Durst was spitting rhymes with Ice Cube, Method Man, and Eminem, among others. Sold out arena […]

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Weird Al Yankovic Interview: Al Makes a St. Louis Stop at the Family Arena for “Alpocalypse”

Posted: March 21, 2013 at 3:45 pm   /   Concerts, Interviews, Local, Music

We see musicians come and go throughout the decades. Sure, there are a handful of artists that survive the changes in culture and keep a loyal following. But those artists are few and far between. Yet Weird Al Yankovic hit the scene in 1976, after handing a recording to Dr. Demento, and has been a […]

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Watch ‘Thrift Shop’ On Saturday Night Live by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Posted: March 3, 2013 at 8:11 am   /   Local, Music, Television

“Poppin’ Tags.” It’s been on the Billboard Hot 100 for 21 weeks now. It held the number 1 spot for four weeks in a row, only to be bumped to number 2 for the past couple of weeks by “Harlem Shake” – the latest meme to sweep the nation. Macklemore & Ryan‘s “Thrift Shop” is […]

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Music Monday: The Top Ten Albums of the 90s

Posted: February 25, 2013 at 8:18 pm   /   Local, Music

Growing up in the 90s, it seemed like no music really dominated the decade. There was the alternative rock scene, consisting of bands like Nirvana, Alice and Chains, and Stone Temple Pilots. While alternative music often dominated my CD player, rap was also a fixture in my car, as my friends and I often spent […]

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