Apr 17 2010

The Funniest Thing I Saw All Week 4/17/10

Videogum had a great post about what Kevin Eubanks should do after he retires from the Tonight Show. And as with most Videogum posts, the comments section is pretty hilarious as well.

Not really laugh-out-loud funny, but let’s see if you music fans get it:

Finally, Glee is back!  And in case you missed the Madonna parody, here it is.

Mar 29 2010

My Top 100 Songs of 2009 – 90-81

Today I continue my ten-part series showcasing my personal picks for the best songs of last year.

90. IYAZ – Replay

Usually in December of every year, I go home for Christmas.  The indie world is dead at the end of the year, so I usually do research on the pop charts, listening to songs I have missed for most of the year.  Nearly all of the songs I am happy to have avoided, but there are always a few candidates that make the cut.  I’m a sucker for well-crafted pop music, as everyone knows, and IYAZ’s first single had my head bobbing enough for it to make my year-end list.  It’s charming, super-infectious, and it name-drops a common household item that no one owned ten years ago (that would be the iPod).

Mar 1 2010

Deftones Discography Part 1: Adrenaline

One of my favorite bands, the Sacramento-based Deftones, are preparing the release of their sixth full-length album, Diamond Eyes, on May 18.  In light of this, I am going back, re-listening to, and analyzing their previous albums to gain a perspective of the band’s past while waiting in anticipation of the band’s future.

Adrenaline by Deftones (Warner Bros., 1995)

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