Let’s Play Catch-Up… Music Review Style!


Hello my wonderful blog followers! Wish I had a clever name for those who follow such an intellectually sound, somewhat crazy dude like myself, but alas I don’t. We’re going to play a game called catch-up Thursday – exciting right? Well, regardless of whether that title (or the game) tickles your fancy, this post is…

Review – José James, ‘While You Were Sleeping’


James’ Artistic Restlessness is a Virtue on While You Were Sleeping Among 2013’s ‘best kept secrets’ was an album titled No Beginning, No End, released via storied jazz label Blue Note. The LP fused jazz sensibilities with soulful execution. The exceptional affair was released by versatile, if underrated singer/songwriter named José James. James has proven…

Music Shopping List: Albums to Consider Purchasing June 10th, 2014


Last week, the music world received new offerings from the likes of Miranda Lambert (Platinum) and a comeback from 50 Cent (Animal Ambition: An Untamed Desire to Win). This week, June 10th, 2014, the sole gargantuan offering comes from former White Stripes front man Jack White, who releases his second solo album Lazaretto. Otherwise, new release…

Numbers: February 4 – February 8, 2013


Numbers examines notable numbers (money, sales, percentages, stats, studio album numbers, etc.) within the music industry over the past week. __________________________ ∞ (Infinity/Infinite) The number of times Chris Brown has/will be in trouble and/or cause controversy with somebody. Wouldn’t you agree or is it too subjective? (Rhetorical.)  http://rd.io/x/QUKSLjd2MnU 211,000 The number of copies Believe Acoustic sold 4,000 The number of downloads Destiny’s…