Rent I Pay by Spoon

Spoon “Rent I Pay” – This song kicks off the album and leads with a giant drum sound and nice cymbal sounds followed by a ringing crunchy guitar as the band locks into the groove.  Daniel’s vocals come in and he’s sounding looser and bouncier than typical to match the music.  As the track rolls […]

Bullet in the Brain by The Black Keys

TBK “Bullet In The Brain”– Possibly my favorite song on the new album, this track shows up right in the middle of the album.  It starts off really slow with Dan softly singing and strumming an acoustic guitar, as other instruments slowly come into the mix.  This provides a nice build for the song, which […]

Marvin Gaye’s Heirs Win $7.4 Million for ‘Blurred Lines’ Plagiarism!

Plagiarism occurs frequently in literature and books, but you don’t often notice it in musical writing unless you pay close attention to the music and are familiar with it. But, that still doesn’t stop some musical artists from trying to copy another musician’s beats and melodies. Recently the heirs of Marvin Gaye were awarded $7.4 […]

Baby Don’t Lie by Gwen Stefani

Baby Don’t Lie by Gwen Stefani I have been a Gwen Stefani fan since “Trapped in a box” emerged as No Doubt’s first single. Needless to say I have been watching the evolution of this artist for over two decades! Which is why I am more than pleased with the delivery of sound occurring on […]

You + Me by P!NK

Not since “Just give me a reason” from P!NK and F.U.N. has there been such a melodic matching of harmony–this track will melt your heart. I can’t help but really consider the evolution of this artist, Alecia Moore Hart stole the R&B stage early on in her career, her lyrics were classic LA Reid and […]