Album of the Week – Oku Shareh: Turtle Dance Songs of San Juan Pueblo

Artist: Various Released: 1979 Ever since I heard my Navajo professor perform the “Pueblo Turtle Dance” on his drum during class, I have been fascinated with this genre of music. The soothing vocals and steady beat are simply enjoyable. The meanings behind the song and dance are just as incredible. Found within this album are... Continue Reading →

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Falling

The song “Falling” was released by the impressive English singer/songwriter/guitarist, Graham Coxon. The song was originally a home recording by Coxon’s friend, Luke Daniel, who tragically ended his own life. Coxon’s cover of the song is as emotional as you would expect and has gone towards a great cause. The release of the song has... Continue Reading →

Album of the Week – Concrete and Gold

Artist: Foo Fighters  Released: 2017 Concrete and Gold is a solid album by Foo Fighters. The band shows no signs of aging with their ninth studio album. Dave Grohl (lead vocals/guitar) has said that the album is about hope and desperation in America. In my opinion the flowing tracks of the album resemble Abbey Road... Continue Reading →

This is Johnny Cash

The music industry wouldn't be the same if not for the man named Sue. Actually, he went by Johnny Cash and wore many hats. He released multiple albums and songs throughout his nearly 50 year career as a singer-songwriter and guitarist. His debut album, With His Hot and Blue Guitar, was released in 1957, while... Continue Reading →

Album of the Week – Kota

Artist: Taylor Hawkins Released: 2016 Former drummer for Alanis Morissette and current drummer of Foo Fighters, Taylor Hawkins, released some creative songs on his solo album. Even though the album only has six tracks it has plenty to offer. The sound resembles the classic rock songs of the past while still giving the listener something... Continue Reading →

A Rockin’ Christmas

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is all of the music. I enjoy a wide variety of Christmas music from artists such as The Carpenters, The Beach Boys, Elvis Presley, and even the music of Vince Guaraldi from A Charlie Brown Christmas. There will always be those classics, but sometimes I need... Continue Reading →

Album of the Week – As You Were

Artist: Liam Gallagher Released: 2017 English singer and song writer, Liam Gallagher, has been entertaining listeners for decades. After having success with two previous bands, Oasis and Beady Eye, Liam released his first solo album. The album is phenomenal and is a good indication that this Britpop icon still knows how to make some excellent... Continue Reading →

Remembering John

Just as George was remembered on the day of his passing it only seemed right to remember John as well. On December 8, 1980 John Lennon was murdered in front of his Manhattan apartment. Even though he died at the young age of 40 John released many incredible songs in his short life. His memory... Continue Reading →

Album of the Week – 8

Artist: Incubus Released: 2017 The rock band, Incubus, kicks some serious beats in this fresh album, which happens to be their eighth studio album. All of the tracks are enjoyable and Brandon Boyd’s raw vocals deliver some great lyrics and memorable choruses. It is hard to pick a favorite track since almost all of them... Continue Reading →

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