Music Venues Face Decimation: Don’t Let The Music Die

The economy is crumbling, entire sectors of the economy have become fragile and are teetering on total collapse.  We often think primarily about our food and financial sector, we worry about our kids falling behind in school, the extreme profit motives of the healthcare industry are on full display–both in regards to the cost of […]

Random Instagram Stranger Gives Desperate Writer Reason To Write

The world of pop music is changing.  There are fractures coming into view.  Some choose the light, others choose the dark, and then there are some that choose the weird.  There aren’t any limits anymore, one can make a pop record and never leave their bedroom (prior to the pandemic) while they ascend to stardom. […]

Death of the Storyteller: No More Clever Words

“But your flag decal won’t get you into Heaven anymore They’re already overcrowded from your dirty little war Now Jesus don’t like killin’, no matter what the reason’s for And your flag decal won’t get you into Heaven anymore”                                                     – John Prine  COVID-19 has claimed the lives of over 60,000 Americans since it hit our […]

Will COVID-19 Kill Punk Rock?

If there was ever a group of people that resembled the resilience of a cockroach, it’s the enduring nature of the punk scene.  A genre of music centered around the “middle-finger” and the urge to give a black eye to society norms, along with hip hop and it’s entrepreneurial spirit are most likely to navigate […]

Childish Gambino Gives us Coronawave for the Quarantine

Donald Glover released perhaps the single most important piece of art in the past decade with his This is America single and video in 2018.  Then he disappeared. Not a peep.  We waited and waited for the album that would come with such a monstrous single…but it never came.  2019 arrived and passed and we […]