A Song That’s Both Happy and Sad

In 1967, Los Angeles band The Sunshine Company had a  big hit with "Happy,” a song about finding your soul mate, which is definitely a good reason to be be happy. Fast-forward to today, and “Happier” is about how to be happy in a whole different way. A sad way. This...

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A Rollicking Rocker With a Heartfelt Message

  “High Hopes” is more than just another top 10 hit; it’s the philosophy of Brendon Urie, lead singer and lyricist of pop-rock band Panic! At the Disco, and his desire to spread joy, love, and inspiration to…everyone, everywhere. Had to have high, high hopes for a...

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ATTN Ska and Punk Fans: “She’s Kerosene” Is For YOU!

Kick-ass punk and ska are back, and its name is "The Interrupters," three Los Angeles, CA area brothers joined by singer/songwriter Aimee Allen aka Aimee Interrupter.  Remember the raw, overpowering energy of 1960's garage bands? That sound became the foundation for...

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Football + Rock n’ Roll = Testosterone Overdrive

The official kick off of the 2018 college football season is just two weeks away, an opportune time for both fans of football and rock n roll, because the anthem for ESPN's coverage of this years NCAA collegiate gridiron will be “Natural” by Imagine Dragons, the...

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Tom Petty Four-CD Box Set Scheduled For Sept. Release

  On September 28th, "An American Treasure,” a four CD box set with 60 tracks by Tom Petty, will be released…almost exactly a year from his last performance--which was Sept. 25th 2017, at the Hollywood Bowl. The songs were selected by Petty’s wife Dana, daughter...

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Hard Driving Rock n’ Roll. Yeah!

  The band is “The Record Company” and they play old-fashioned, hard driving, pulsating, exciting rock n’ roll. Their new song is "Life To Fix" a red-hot rocker with a simple, relatable premise:  “My life has fallen apart in every possible way.” How do we know it’s...

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