As August comes to a close, I had the challenge of picking a fifth and final topic for drug month. There were plenty of options--alcohol, tobacco, Quaaludes, club drugs, bath salts, and so on, but I decided to go in a different direction this week. How about anti-drug songs? They're harder to come b ... More >>
We were about 20 miles outside of a town called Wikieup, standing off the road, a motionless 1967 Karmann Ghia shaking like a leaf with each passing semi off the road.
I get a text: "Jonathan Richman is coming to Crescent Ballroom!"
Our stalled trip to Las Vegas suddenly barely mattered. I told ... More >>
As we all slowly warm up to the Tuesday after a holiday like Memorial Day, it's hard to put any focus on new music, and today's new releases reflect that sentiment. There are, however, a few gems in the rather meager new release lineup, like the latest album from Ontario rockers Born Ruffian ... More >>