‘Tis the season for everyone, their mother, brother, cousin, dog, and everyone else to place their bets on this year’s Oscar nods. Here’s this guy’s take (points to self.) Overall, 2014 was a great yet uneven year for cinema which will likely be remembered more for its stellar, star-making, career-comebacking, performances. Here’s my stab at ..
With apologies to Run DMC, Dave Grohl is the king of rock. And while that’s great, fine, and cool, it’d be nice if real rock music beyond a Foo (or Muse) got into the mainstream and, more importantly, the respect it deserves. I’m not going to pull an Alice Cooper and dismiss Mumford & Sons ..
“And Now for Something Completely Different…” That line is of course a Monty Python reference but it really applies to this particular edition of “A-Sides,” which finds three completely different artists sharing their craft in a typical laid back setting. First up are Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds, a Brooklyn-based nine-piece whose funk, rock ..