12 Best Kelly Clarkson Songs


Kelly Clarkson just dropped her seventh album Piece By Piece March 3, 2015. It’s remarkable Clarkson has released seven albums – six specifically being studio efforts of new material. Looking back through the albums and examining the hits, here are the 12 best Kelly Clarkson songs – in my humble opinion!  1) “Since U Been…

U2 Lack Vintage Magic on ‘Songs of Innocence’ 


U2 • Songs of Innocence • INTErscope • US Release Date: October 14, 2014 U2 is easily one of the most popular rock bands, easily. Led by ubiquitous front man Bono, the Grammy-winning collective have played a gargantuan role in shaping rock music. Since their last big Grammy-winning album How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb, the…

Pop/Rock Trio PUBLIC Shine on EP, ‘Let’s Make It’


  PUBLIC • Let’s Make It • PUBLIC • US Release Date: October 7, 2014  PUBLIC are: John Vaughn, guitar & lead vocals // Matt Alvarado, bass & vocals // Ben Lapps, drums & vocals When citing artists with similar sensibilities to burgeoning Cincinnati pop/rock trio PUBLIC, names that pop up include The Killers, Neon Trees, RIYL,…

Maroon 5 Love…


On September 2 – this guy’s birthday – Maroon 5 dropped their fifth studio album, V. Heading up to the release of V, I composed a couple of different articles centering around a personal favorite band. Yeah, yeah, Maroon 5 got some criticism from yours truly in regards to their Overexposed album, but that never…

Review: Caleb Johnson Shows Off Mad Pipes on ‘Testify’


Caleb Johnson • Testify • 19 Records • US Release Date: August 12, 2014 There was once a time when winning American Idol was prestigious and could elevate a dreamer’s record career to reality with respectable results. Unfortunately, like Nelly Furtado once sang, “why must all good things come to an end?” Caleb Johnson became…

‘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….