Is “The King (T.I.) Back” – Me Thinks So.


The best way to sum up Paperwork is to T.I. himself a la 2006 – “The King Back!” Arguably his best album in years, if T.I. gave folks reason to be skeptical, they have little now.  Paperwork is equivalent to #winning. – Brent Faulkner, T.I. Returns To Top-Notch Form On ‘Paperwork’ After reviewing T.I.’s latest album Paperwork, I have to…

Evergreen and Mean – 3 Great Playlists To Check Out!


Do you need some lists in your life (the answer is yes)? How about some musical lists with some recommended spins (the answer to this is also yes)? Well great! On Starpulse, that site in which I contribute to frequently, I have composed a couple of music lists which I’d love if you checked out!…

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…

The Case Against Miley…


To say I have never been critical or judgmental of Miley Cyrus in the past would be a flat out lie – I’ve stated strong opinions towards Cyrus. Yes, that popular song about climbing a mountain (“The Climb”) irked me like no other, and don’t get me started about “Can’t Be Tamed” – Lordy, Lord!…

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…

Check Out The Review for Ariana Grande, ‘My Everything’…


If you haven’t checked out my thoughts on Ms. Ariana Grande‘s sophomore album My Everything on starpulse.com, well you totally should.  A fan of Grande’s – yes definitely!  That doesn’t mean that my inner music critic doesn’t have some constructive criticism either, but face it, everyone knows Grande can sing her butt off.  Read my commentary –“Pretty please…

Regrettable Albums…Could it Be?


Sadly, not every album that saw the light of day in 2014 was a winner.  This is no reference to sales, but rather, a reference to releasing the ‘wrong’ album in regards to the material and quality of the album itself.  The 10 artists/albums in a recent starpulse.com post penned by ‘yours truly’ didn’t record…