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Interview: CJ Ramone – American Beauty

CJ Ramone grew up tough, joined the Ramones and got a a whole lot tougher. CJ shares memories of the band, his time with Joey and Johnny and brings us up to speed with his new

Interview: Velvet Underground Mega Collection & Bob Marley’s Lost Tapes

Mega Vinyl Collector Mark Satlof talks about the history of the Velvet Underground & Nico LP and what inspired him to own over 800 copies. Plus we talk to the man who saved and restored

Tips for Preserving Your Vinyl Collection

So you've got an amazing vinyl collection - congratulations! Make sure you know these expert tips for maintaining its quality for great listening for years to come. When handling a record, never touch the vinyl

I Went to a “The Pretty Reckless” Concert, and “Them Evils” Stole the Show!

One of the nice things about having a subscription to the streaming service “Tidal”, is discovering new bands that I never hear while listening to “Deep Tracks”, on Sirius/XM. One of my favorite finds is

Four Star Riot Gets Five/Five Stars

This review is long overdue. I actually received a press release back on August 8th, announcing that these Clearwater, FL natives would  be releasing their new album “Waves” on September 2nd. The delay wasn’t caused

“The Heroic Enthusiasts” make retro cool again

     Tony Bennett might have left his heart in San Francisco, but I left my heart in New York. I spent the first 17 years of my life in NY, and while I haven’t

My New Mixtape-The Best Mixtape I’ve Ever Heard!

     My next album up for review is “Alone Together Forever”, a brand new (summer of 2016) release from “My New Mixtape” a local artist out of Alexandria, VA. Let me cut to the

Suit of Lights-nothing lite about their lyrics.

     When Brittany Freeman, from Planetary Group, asked me if I wanted to review “Suit of Lights’" newest album “Break Open the Head”, which was released on Monday, June 6, 2016, I said I’d

Hollie Stephenson-Britain’s Latest Import

If you like the music of  Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, Amy Winehouse, or Billie Holiday, then you should check out England's soon to be sensation Hollie Stephenson. I just found out about Hollie through my subscription

Doc Severinsen Had a Career Without Johnny Carson

I love discovering great new music even if that music was recorded 55 years ago. Well, it's still new to me. Such is the case with Doc Severinsen's album "Tempestuous Trumpet" RS 33-819 on Command