The Memorial Playlist compiles songs by some of the rock musicians who passed away during the year. Sadly, 2016 was an unusually active year for untimely deaths.
Mercifully, the 2016 presidential campaign is coming to an end. As a not-so-fond farewell, I compiled a playlist of 16 of the greatest political rock songs.
This Playlist includes tracks from the artists featured on Fine Tuning over the blog’s first six months.
Hollis Brown is a new band from NYC with an old sound. Any band naming itself after a Bob Dylan song and covering an entire Velvet Underground album is worth checking out.
Slobberbone’s hard-driving rock sound softened with a whiff of country twang is just what I needed to re-acclimate to the U.S. after seven months in South America.
This playlist includes some of the tracks I listened to on the flight back to California after spending seven months abroad in South America. Not surprisingly, I found myself daydreaming about home.
It is difficult to write about any aspect of Chilean culture without making reference to the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. And so it is with music. This post features bands I learned about while spending six months in Chile.
Seeing the Chilean cover band was like taking a university course on Pink Floyd. I was stunned how thin my knowledge was of the foundational rock band.
For the Uruguayans, the Stones’ first-ever concert in Uruguay was about more than the music.
Prior to the REC festival, my knowledge of Latin American music could be summed up in three words: Miami Sound Machine. The weekend was a musical education.