What Are Your Favorite Christmas Songs?

As far as I’m concerned, there are two types of people out there:Those who love Christmas music, and idiots....more

How Does An Indie Artist Achieve Success In The World Of Digital Music Marketing?

In this era of digital music marketing, there are several pros and cons to achieving success as an indie artist. With a multitude of social media outlets offering users the opportunity to stream, download and listen to over millions of songs at the click of the button, an artist can’t afford to ignore the power of social media. Not only that, but with such an easy access, it is really hard for any artist to stand out and even make a successful career....more

Jai Ram He Shall Reign Forever Alleluia

The other day I was listening to Handel's Messiah Alleluia chorus while driving back to work from the dentist. It was the Mormon Tabernacle Choir - the men and women alternating singing the words "And He shall reign forever and ever. Alleluia, Alleluia. Lord of Lords! King of Kings! Alleluia, Alleluia!"...more

Adam Levine Joins Nissan and NBC to Launch “#RedThumb Day” Campaign Against Texting and Driving

U.S. Department of Transportation statistics show cell phones are involved in 1.6 million auto crashes each year. These crashes cause a half-million injuries and take 6,000 lives annually....more

U2 Announce "iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE" Tour

Tickets for the iNNOCENCE + eXPERIENCE Tour, U2’s latest 19-city jaunt across the world, will go on sale on the 8th and 9th of December, 2014. The irregular capitalization of the tour name might be a shout-out to their recent album release on iTunes. For the first time in ten years, the group will perform live in indoor stadiums....more

Pardon Me? Why Should Mark Wahlberg Be Pardoned For His Racial Hate Crimes?

[Update 12/12/2014: The Daily Mail reports that the one of the men beaten by Mark Wahlberg, Johnny Trihn says he was blinded in one eye while fighting in the Vietnam War and now would like to see Wahlberg get a pardon. --Grace] Pardon me, Mark Wahlberg? ...more
Dorchester was a rough place for Mark Wahlberg growing up and the odds were stacked against him. ...more

2015: The Year of Gratifyingly Grating Grammy Nominations

Imagine my delight as I woke up this morning to a partial list of this year's Grammy nominations. It's a special time of year when nods are given to movies, music, and television, affording us the opportunity to cheer (and jeer) as we see fit. I had a whole lot of fun with music this year, allowing myself, in the darkened corners of my office, hidden from the prying eyes of the public, to download songs at will. Any songs I wanted. ...more
I don't listen to any that were mentioned in this article but I'm glad that Jack White was ...more