‘Scissor Sisters’ Shines 10 Years Later


10 years ago, Scissor Sisters debuted with their debut pop/rock album, Scissor Sisters. The name of the band itself is incredibly risqué; ‘scissor sisters’ is slang for a lesbian sexual position. Given the flamboyance as well as the gargantuan amount of energy and enthusiasm exhibited throughout the band’s music, the band name seems to fit….

Retrospective Review: Kanye West, ‘The College Dropout’


The College Dropout sounds as fresh as ever, ten years later.  Kanye West • The College Dropout • Roc-A-Fella • US Release Date: February 10, 2004 “Sometimes I feel no one in this world understands us / but we don’t care what people say.”  True that, true that.  The aforementioned quote from “We Don’t Care”…

Retrospective Review: Usher, Confessions


Ten years later, Confessions stands tall as a modern R&B classic  Usher • Confessions • LaFace • US Release Date: March 22, 2004 As hard as it is to believe, it has been a decade since R&B artist Usher released his ‘ace in the hole’, Confessions.  Back in 2004, there was no bigger album than…