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Favorites of 2016

It’s been another great year for music all around.  Here’s our version of a year end, best of list.  These are the records, songs, acts and scenes (presented in no particular order) that shaped our 2016.

Favorite Albums

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Paul Cauthen – My Gospel
Cauthen breaks free from his duo laden past to front a solo project so broad, sweeping and grand that it’s hard to believe one voice is responsible for this record.  … Read the rest

Glossing the Grammys

In the field of more crowded each year musical award shows, the industry’s most coveted remains the Grammys.  A chance to promote music to the mainstream via a tv production featuring poor sound mixes and cheesy emcee jokes.  Earmarked for being traditionally unhip, old and white, in recent years the RIAA has attempted to get more urban and diverse.  … Read the rest

Thanks For You

Each year around Thanksgiving, we survey a wide swath of our music scene to find out who/what they are thankful for regarding a particular topic.  In the past, this has focused solely on music.  Such as what song is Randy Rogers most thankful for or what album is Evan Felker most thankful for.  … Read the rest

{Brad's Corner} November 2016: Pals

{Brads Corner}

Pick up your loose ends, take ’em to your friends…they’ll put ’em back together again…if you let them. – Rusty Wier

Many things have healing power.  Yet, I’ve never found something as therapeutic as good tunes and better friends.  Rusty Wier was a sage man.  … Read the rest

Lew Card – “Always Funny” Video

We helped premiere Lew Card’s “Condo Town Rag” video off his fantastic album Follow Me Down nearly 12 months ago.  It has been one of our favorite releases of the year.  Lew is a true artist and enjoys pushing the visual boundaries alongside the ones of auditory nature.  … Read the rest