If It Shakes, It Rocks

If It Shakes, It Rocks

From "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" to  "Shake Your Booty," "shaking" is essential to rock n' roll --but this "Shaken," the first solo single by David Shaw, frontman for Alt favorites The Revivalists,  jumps n' jives and then some---it's got the beat, feelings, and...

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Danceable Love Songs Send Varied Messages

Danceable Love Songs Send Varied Messages

  A  melodic vibe connects The Cure’s 1987 “Just like Heaven” and the current “Adults Are Talking” by New York band The Strokes, and although both are energy driven, their messages go in different directions. When The Cure’s Robert Smith, (a Boomer!), co-wrote...

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What’s in a Name if the Name is “Shame Shame?”

What’s in a Name if the Name is “Shame Shame?”

It's been 26 years since Dave Grohl founded Foo Fighters, and in Feb. they'll drop their 10th album, "Medicine at Midnight," a celebration of the band’s longevity with a party vibe, despite the dark and powerful opening cut and first single, “Shame Shame.” While in...

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I Hope He (or She) Calls Me

I Hope He (or She) Calls Me

Apparently, lovers are still compelled to converse IRT, which is comforting, is it not--that even the digitals crave a voice from time to time vs. a text, at least in the romance dept.? Which brings us to 21-year old Texas singer/songwriter/producer Sloan Struble,...

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Rock, Roll & Reflect:  “The Boss” Looks Back

Rock, Roll & Reflect: “The Boss” Looks Back

Bruce Springsteen’s “Letter to You” is an emotional, sweeping, tender, touching tale of deep love of and feelings for his 50-year career, including his musical partners and fans, and reflections on personal life, too. Things I found out through hard times and good I...

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The 80s-YEAH! (A Must Listen To!)

The 80s-YEAH! (A Must Listen To!)

Almost five years ago, Boomer Music Update raved about Dawes,  a four-man Los Angeles/Laurel Canyon indie folk/rock band fronted by lead singer and guitarist Taylor Goldsmith with his drum playing younger brother Griffin. Fast forward to next month, when Dawes...

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We Are Charmed:  The Head and the Heart Sing “Honeybee”

We Are Charmed: The Head and the Heart Sing “Honeybee”

Note to readers:  All the  artists and acts that make it to our website are top tier-talent, or they wouldn't have made it far enough in the music business to get a shot at the chart and stardom, yet, to paraphrase George Orwell, all the artists who chart are...

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