6 Apr 2018

Album Review: ‘Altered Sweet’

I’ve been a Matthew Sweet fan ever since his 1991 breakthrough album Girlfriend. I loved that album and played it constantly. Unfortunately, I always wanted Girlfriend 2 when it came to Sweet’s subsequent albums. He led the power pop movement
2 Mar 2018

Of ELO, my Daughter, and a Drive to Starbucks

My youngest daughter, to my delight, has taken a shine to the Electric Light Orchestra – so much so that she created a playlist of songs on YouTube that she can listen to. I believe this came
20 Feb 2018

Brandon Schott Finds Intimacy in the Desert

It’s been 10 years since singer-songwriter Brandon Schott was declared cancer-free. So it’s only fitting that he now gives us his most intimate set of songs yet. Released in December 2017, Room 8 is Schott at his most vulnerable;