The ABCs of THE HEYDAZE; A-Sides Top 54 Songs of 2014

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 ..

‘Tis the Season for Kelly Clarkson to Be Awesome

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 ..

Donn T Plays the Gramophonica; Topher Mohr Funks it Up

My high school biology teacher was kind of a jerk. All year long, he’d constant compare me with my sister. He had taught her three years prior, and remembered her as an A-plus student. She wasn’t, but it didn’t matter. He would always point how different I was simply because I was sort of the ..

High Five! Five for Fighting Sings For Hawaii Five-O

Photo/Jeremy Cowart John Ondrasik of Five For Fighting has the unique ability (and sensibility) to move people to tears with his music. His songwriting and melodies can cut through you faster than a Danny Trejo machete and could probably move the The Grinch to tears and I’m talking pre-Cindy Lou Who revelation. In any event, ..

Right at “Home” with the Cold War Kids

In 1986, Regina released the pop hit “Baby Love,” but while that sound was catchy (so damn catchy), her career quickly went the way of the dodo because she sounded like a carbon copy of Madonna. It happens far too often: a singer sounds so much like another singer that they end up in the ..