Author: briantodd

Aaron Lewis: Country Music Star?

It’s Sunday morning before I have to go into work at 1:30pm and I’m scrolling through the new releases in the Country section of the iTunes store and I come across the name Aaron...

Silversun Pickups – Bloody Mary

Starting out like a slow smoldering fire yet to ignite Bloody Mary, the first single from Silversun Pickups new album Neck of the Woods, eases your ear into the overall feel and sound of their...

Hollis Brown

If you listen closely enough you can hear a slight hissing sound in the distance of Hollis Brown‘s new mp3 “Spoonful”.  That’s analog tape people.  Something you don’t hear much anymore in the world...

Ronnie Montrose (1947-2012)

The music world lost a great guitarist in Ronnie Montrose last week. Gaining notoriety with the band that. Ore his surname, Ronnie Montrose was one of the pioneers of modern hard rock guitar. Hits...

The Hunger Games – March 23

A film adaptation of a stupendously successful book always makes me a little apprehensive.  When the source material is as astounding as Suzanne Collins‘ The Hunger Games is, adapting it to film comes with immense pressure to...

Foo!

I would feel remiss to go without mentioning the Foo Fighters right now.  Their current album is 2011’s Wasting Light which is well worth several listens and with their performance and winnings at the 2012...

Matt Von Roderick

Synth pop rock with lead trumpet?  I’ll admit it, when a press release opens with “award winning trumpeter” I’m not inclined to read much further.  Something in this case made me keep reading and...