PREVIEW: MARC BROUSSARD at CITY WINERY on 11/4/16

Marc Broussard is on a mission, and he’s putting his money where his mouth is; last summer, the Louisiana soul man started the S.O.S. Foundation to funnel charitable dollars to support causes benefitting the chronically impoverished. On September 30th, Broussard released a compilation album called S.O.S. 2: Save Our Soul: Soul On A Mission, and dedicated…

THE 2013 SUPER SUPERLATIVE SONG LIST: PART III

Here we go….the third installment, just for you! BEST BASS LINE OF 2013 A bass line is the rhythmic foundation of a song (hear me out drum enthusiasts), which not only gives it a pulse, support, and movement, but can also shape a song’s whole personality.  I’m a sucker for a good bass line.  While…

THE 2013 SUPER SUPERLATIVE SONG LIST

It’s about that time when everyone starts compiling their “best of” lists for the year; there are “best song” lists and “best album” lists and “best band” lists.  Magazines have deployed armies of critics to dissect the year’s “best” musical offerings.  Music television has shows dedicated to “best of” countdowns.  This is all fine and…

WHAT WERE YOUR SONGS OF SUMMER?

Summer is quickly coming to an end, which is sad for some, and sweet relief for people like me who get sunburned while driving for five minutes with the tinted windows tightly shut.  Even so, sun-lovers and sun-shunners alike can reflect on summers well-spent.  For me, nothing solidifies and brings back memories like music does.…

AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW with COLONY HOUSE (FORMERLY KNOWN AS CALEB)

I was at one of my favorite venues, the Mercy Lounge, the other night for a show; a band called CALEB was opening for Youngblood Hawke of “We Come Running” fame, and I was thrilled to have the chance to sit down with them and get to know them a little before the show started. …