Kendrick, Father John Misty © Interscope, Sub Pop

Best Albums & Songs of 2017 (So Far) Edition 2.0


Kendrick Lamar and Father John Misty top both the best songs and best albums lists of 2017 (so far). Continue reading Best Albums & Songs of 2017 (So Far) Edition 2.0

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Liam Payne on Attitude Magazine, Issue No. 262 © Attitude

Pop Trash: Memorable Tweets By Musicians That Make For Interesting Headlines


What better way to start off the week than some pop trash? No, we’re not talking about a song that totally blows, but rather some pop cultural gold that ultimately has little to do with the music. Well maybe “little” is an overstatement as two of the three have some connection to music, even if it’s not the focal point. Yeah this may not be … Continue reading Pop Trash: Memorable Tweets By Musicians That Make For Interesting Headlines

One Direction, Drag Me Down © Columbia

Why One Direction WON’T Survive a ‘Break’ – Opinion  


  Tweens everywhere go ahead and “cry a river.” One Direction is going bye-bye. It is finished; it’s a done deal. When a boy band claims they’re “taking a break,” it usually isn’t temporary but rather permanent. Even if One Direction return after their “break” as has been suggested, will they be nearly as revered? Likely the answer is a resounding no. Time sometimes heals, … Continue reading Why One Direction WON’T Survive a ‘Break’ – Opinion  

One Direction, Four © Columbia

One Direction: The Post Zayn Malik Era


Suddenly, there’s more significance to the album title Four.  What – too soon? Highly successful British (and Irish) boy band One Direction was hit with a brick – better yet a gargantuan cement block. The band’s most ‘mysterious’ member, Zayn Malik announced he’s calling it quits. Zayn, how you gonna quit One Direction, the five-piece musical package with five ridiculously good looking guys meant to make … Continue reading One Direction: The Post Zayn Malik Era

One Direction, Midnight Memories © Columbia

Review: One Direction, ‘Midnight Memories’


1D grow up some on Midnight Memories, lose some of their fun One Direction • Midnight Memories • Syco • US Release Date: November 25, 2013 Once more, everyone’s favorite boy band One Direction return with their third album in two years… yes you read that correctly.  On the one hand, it could be argued that One Direction should be perfect candidates for overexposure, like really.  Yet on the the … Continue reading Review: One Direction, ‘Midnight Memories’

Is One Direction’s “Best Song Ever” Really the Best? Well…


One Direction⎪ “Best Song Ever” – Single ⎪ Syco ⎪⎪ US Release: July 22, 2013 If I were to reflect upon all the music I’ve heard throughout my twenty-six years of life, it would be incredibly difficult to pinpoint one definitive ‘best song ever’.  Even though personally it’s difficult to choose from numerous gems that have tickled my fancy,  British (and Irish for Niall of … Continue reading Is One Direction’s “Best Song Ever” Really the Best? Well…

The End…Of Taylor/Styles… But Really Only More Fuel For The Fire


So the inevitable happened – another power couple has fallen by the wayside. Sigh. The union of Taylor Swift and One Direction member Harry Styles has ended. And to think in my last blog post I questioned where Taylor Swift was in One Direction’s “Kiss You” video. SMH.  May it rest in peace. Such a sad day to see another Taylor Swift relationship go south… Yes I’m being sarcastic!  I feel … Continue reading The End…Of Taylor/Styles… But Really Only More Fuel For The Fire