Category Archives: Music

Ironic Titles?

Two stalwart rock bands, Coldplay and Imagine Dragons came out with albums recently. Both albums implied there was more to come in this vein. The title of the Imagine Dragons album is Mercury Act I. Act I usually implies that … Continue reading

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Fun With the Fine Arts

The fine arts are fun. Ask anybody (except those who bleed, perspire or cry for their art!). Just look at some of the words used to describe the fine arts. We’ll start off with music. Music is fun! Just look … Continue reading

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The Underground Railroad

“Uncle Ron,” said 7 year old Ivy, “Do you know what the Underground Railroad was?” “You mean is. It still exists but doesn’t go by it’s formal name anymore.” “Quit it Uncle Ron. My teacher said it no longer exists. … Continue reading

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Perfect Pitch

“I want you two to hear my latest musical fave,” I said to Mr. And Mrs. Tunic. I began playing Heat Above. Keyboards started the song. “It’s Greta Van Fleet. Their latest song. It doesn’t sound like Led Zeppelin but … Continue reading

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Larry Russwurm – the Rapping DJ

I’ve always wanted to be a part of the music industry and now I think I have solved the mystery of how to be signed and trendy. I will call myself ‘the rapping DJ’. Before watching the Ellen show a … Continue reading

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Frank Bombs

Lately frank bombs have been going off. You know, like the ones in the Wizard of Oz. When the scarecrow is told by the wizard that he had a brain all along, the tin man had a heart and the … Continue reading

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Sons of Guns N’ Roses, Metallica and Stone Temple Pilots Form Band and Release Song

This Exclaim article has all the details. Included at the end of the article, you can watch the video of the song Long Awaited. Anyhow the band is called Suspect208 and includes the son of Slash on drums, the son … Continue reading

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DJ Experiments with Yes

Dancing in the era of rock has been easy. The majority of rock songs are in 4/4 time and are fairly easy to dance to because of it. I guess that makes it easier to improvise dance moves. I think … Continue reading

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Lovecats

Last week I was playing the Cure and singing along when on came the song Lovecats. And stupidly I thought I should sing this song to my cat Bast who was right there. So I did, naively thinking it would … Continue reading

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Why Artists Seem to Love the San Andreas Fault

It must have begun with some of the earliest plays out California way. Actors and other artists know it is their bread and butter to cause some reaction in people. So after the earthquake/play they were delighted to hear the … Continue reading

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