Prince and the ‘Batman’ Soundtrack: A Roundtable

Earlier this month, the folks behind Ultimate Classic Rock launched a site dedicated to all things Prince, aptly dubbed Ultimate Prince. It's a deep repository of reviews, criticisms and news surrounding the life and death of the Purple One, and this week I took part in a roundtable to discuss the curiosity that is Prince's... Continue Reading →

Talking ‘Unknown Pleasures’ at 40

June 15 marks the 40th anniversary of Joy Division's first full-length LP, Unknown Pleasures, and today I was a guest on Indie617's Morning Glory with Michael Marotta to sit down and talk about it. The two of us discussed a variety of the record's aspects, from the iconic cover to the fresh and "futuristic" sound... Continue Reading →

The Music Feuds of Howard Stern

Howard Stern Comes Again, the first book by the legendary shock jock in nearly 25 years, lands on shelves today. Music has always played a major part of his radio show, whether it's by having many of his favorite musicians perform or be interviewed on the show. He's also got into a number of feuds... Continue Reading →

Live Review: James Bay Returns to Boston

Following the unexpected cancellation of his fall 2018 North American tour, James Bay is back at it with a bunch of rescheduled dates. Last night was Boston, and my review is up over at Vanyaland. Check it out here. Also, it's worth revisiting what drew me to Bay in the first place, back when he... Continue Reading →

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