We Love Leon Bridges, And We Want You To Love Him, Too.

BoomerMusicUpdate has raved about Leon Bridges for years: we love his music, and want you to love it, too. “Beyond,” his newest release is a good example of why you, as a with-it, connected, and hip Boomer, will want to at least be aware of it. Bridges just turned...

read more

Musical Fireworks Just In Time For July 4th

In one week Americans will celebrate their 242nd "Independence Day" and just 10 days later, July 14, France celebrates ”Bastille Day,” their version of our July 4th, the day that ushered in the 1799 French Revolution. Inspired by that same French holiday, although...

read more

Let’s Hear It For Strong Willed Women With Powerful Voices!

Let’s hear it for S-T-R-O-N-G willed women with P-0-W-E-R-F-U-L voices. For example, Annie Lennox singing “Walking on Broken Glass (1992) --her passion and conviction--she puts it all out there--and so does Florence Welch of Florence + The Machine in their newest,...

read more

Sad & Soulful Songs by Men With Broken Hearts.

"A Little Honey,” Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats latest top 20 Adult Alternative hit, has a big sound that includes Rateliff’s signature scorching, soulful vocals, reminding us of Solomon Burke's 1963 classic "If You Need Me." Artists like these pack a lifetime...

read more

We’re Not In Kansas Anymore.

Boomers grew up listening to music made in the great cities of 20th century America:  Detroit, Philly, Chicago, San Francisco, the deep South. So its surprising to note that there are currently three big rock acts from Las Vegas, a relatively new city without an...

read more

“Bad Bad News” Is A “Must Listen To”

The Wall Street Journal described Leon Bridges as a "throwback to 60's soul a la Otis Redding and Sam Cooke.” We say he’s is a remarkable singer, songwriter and producer with old school R&B in his DNA. Bridges is a class act; his latest, “Bad Bad News” is worth a...

read more

Lighten Up.

“Everybody Wants To Be Famous” by Superorganism is ear candy: a cute, upbeat, and bouncy hit that has the throwback sound and feel of 1982’s one hit wonder by The Waitresses, "I Know What Boys Like."* Indie band Superorganism is a cultural melting pot, and includes...

read more

“I Want More Best Days.”

Something about the human condition-- we fret about which days of our lives are the best days of our lives and songs from Mary Hopkin’s 1969's “Those Were The Days,” with its forced gaiety and regret, to the joyful, uplifting elegance of Natalie Merchant and 10,000...

read more