It’s rare that a song in today’s industry has the ability to bring a listener to tears. The chills you feel when Jhene Aiko starts out her first verse of “Promises” off of her new album, “Souled Out,” you get chills. The first verse speaks to her daughter; the second to her brother who passed […]Read more "Late Lunch Listen 9.23.14"
Mac Wiseman is an American Treasure, Bluegrass pioneer, and Country Music Hall of Famer, who is now releasing an album that is transcending in the way of folk music. “Songs From My Mother’s Hand” is very telling for Wiseman, and exactly what the title suggests. While he was growing up, his mother kept several composition books in […]Read more "Mac Wiseman; Recording History"
You may think that the best acts rise out of places like New York City, LA, or Nashville, but I’, venturing to guess you never thought you’d hear about a sophista-punk band from New Haven, Connecticut. A hybrid between Blink 182 and Green Day, Cometa is a group of adorable “boys next door” who have […]Read more "Cometa: The Boys Down the Block With a Little More Rock"
“Damn, do we end arm and arm or are we Armageddon Guess you’ll never know ‘cause you never let him Show you how he love and he trusts and he can do But all of it showed, but you never were there” Take a catchy hook, a sampled beat, and a rapper who is more […]Read more "Witty – “Like I Do”"
Here’s a premise for a song that really has never been touched on before. Magic! has done something really amazing with the construction of this song. You have your classic, catchy, and adorable hook, but the story line is really unique. The young man is asking his girlfriend’s father for permission to marry his daughter and […]Read more "Lunch Time Listen 6.7.14"
If you’re having lunch right now then maybe you’re not in the US, or you are, and you had to work through yours. Whatever the case may be, it’s time for a lunch time listen, or really just my excuse to share some amazing music with all of you. This time though, I’m gonna make […]Read more "Late Lunch Listen – 5.30.14"
I have found that no matter what city you live in, their a vast amount of talent that prove to be more captivating than anything on main stream radio today. I have lived in New Jersey, Connecticut, Italy, and Nashville, and I have to say that even after my time in Nashville with the millions […]Read more "Frank Viele – Winner of New England Music Awards"