No matter the decade, every girl or boy who had a respective Bat or Bar Mitzvah knows every single line of Kool and the Gang’s “Celebration” verbatim. OK, let’s face it everyone does and they have ever since that song came out. Singer/songwriter/producer J-Idris probably knows it most of anyone on the planet. He’s the ..
Let’s be honest pop junkies – anytime you hear the word “chemistry,” you instantly think of cooking with White and Pinkman. PLAID BRIXX is about to change that in 2005 with the release of their EP and single of the same name. Mix pop and rock, and throw in a dash of punk, and you’ve ..
Look out E.T., Reese’s may have finally replaced you as their unofficial celebrity ambassador. With the launch of the candy brand’s Reese’s® Playoff Pandemonium, stand-up comedy icon and “Redneck” preacher Jeff Foxworthy is center stage for their College and Pro Football playoff promotion. In all fairness, I hear our small extraterrestrial friend never took to ..
Hanukka-Sides with Jon Chattman: Songs in the Key of Jew – Meet The Jewbadours; 46 More – Rounding Out A-Sides’ Top 100 Songs of 2014
Sorry Adam Sandler. You very well might have to do yet another Hanukkah song. I have a Jewish duo – a “Jew-O” if you will – who should be added to your arsenal of triumphant Jews. Off topic, you might want to add Ben and Jerry and Coreys Haim and Feldman but I digress. Getting ..
Drink. Eat. Write papers. Somewhat study. Hit on girls. Get turned down.That essentially sums up my college experience, but why share my pratfalls. Oh, right… because THE HEYDAZE are a band that formed in college about a year ago, and their college stories probably King Kong Bundy outweigh mine. But, good for them. This New ..
Photo credit: Glenn Sweitzer, Fresh Films + Design Kelly Clarkson and the holidays are almost synonymous now. She covered classic tunes on an American Idol LP over a decade ago, and they still are a “must” on any holiday playlist . Her song “The Trouble with Love” still receives consider airplay – mostly in your ..
Photo: Soul Brother I remember vividly waiting for some kind of epiphany to happen. It didn’t. Life moved on… only with more gray hairs. Yep, turning 30 is a milestone no doubt, but it has a different effect on people. It can be a coming of age (goodbye reckless 20s, hello adulthood) or simply a ..
2014 is winding down, but The Belle Brigade will likely feel it, love it, and live it long after the ball drops in Time Square. The folky-rock duo of Barbara Gruska and her younger brother Ethan released their new album Just Because, which plays with a ton more excitement than the passive title suggests, and ..
I can go weeks, sometimes months, and even a year without talking to my sister. When you’re family, it can be like that. But, it’s easily fixed in many cases once you reconnect, forgive and forget (or not really but move on anyway). With longtime friends the same can be true, and in the case ..
Hedwig Co-Creator Stephen Trask Turns Up the “Midnight Radio” With Exclusive Interview and Performance
My father is a Broadway junkie. He can’t get enough, and it’s been that way for decades. Often times when I go with him to a show, I know he’s “into” it by his use of the word “wow” after nearly every musical number. If it’s a decent show, you won’t hear many “wows.” If ..