The Year In Music: Top 10 Albums of 2016

Happy New Year’s Eve, my friends! I hope you’re in the midst of a tremendous holiday season, ready to kiss this year goodbye and fully prepared for an incredibly successful 2017. With the 2016 chapter of our lives nearly complete, I am ringing in the new year with my annual review of “the year in music.” Despite […]

It’s A Wonderful Life! – One Amazing Spring 2013

Ladies and gentlemen, believe it or not, I am BACK! Against all odds and despite the incessant rumors, I have not fallen off the face of the Earth. In fact, quite the contrary. While I greatly apologize for the lack of blog posts over the last two months, I can honestly tell you that this […]

The Year in Music: Top 12 Songs of 2012

Wow. The final two days of 2012. Once again, time just flyin’ on by. Hard to believe 2013 is already on our doorstep, but excited for what lies ahead and the beginning of a whole new chapter in this great life of ours. While we’re wrapping up another excellent year over the coming days, we’re […]

The Year In Music: Top 10 Albums of 2012

Despite the widespread rumors and rampant media buzz, I have not actually fallen off the face of the Earth, I have merely been inundated over the last few weeks preparing for the move to my new condo in South Austin. Yep, at long last, I am finally a resident of “the 78704,” reveling in the […]

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2012: A Celebration In Pictures

The highly awaited weekend of awesomeness here in Austin, Texas, known as the ACL Music Festival, has come and gone for another year, but as with the previously six years I’ve attended, I am, once again, left speechless by so much of the brilliance I was so fortunate to witness throughout the last three days. […]

Prep Your Eyes & Ears: 2012 ACL Music Festival Artist Recommendations

At long last, the 2012 ACL Music Festival Week is finally upon us! My absolute favorite weekend of the year out at Zilker Park here in Austin and a true feast for the senses for the festival-loving, music-craving, fun-seeking sort. Granted, as with most annual ACL lineups, this year’s is jammed packed with amazing talent, […]

Festers, Plan Away! – 2012 ACL Music Festival Schedule Released

It’s incredibly amazing to me how quickly time flies and months rip through the calendar. All of a sudden, I look up and it’s the end of July 2012. That said, however, all is not lost on the swift movement of Father Time, considering the onset of the latter half of the year means two […]

Summer Tunes: July’s Best Buys In Music

Short, sweet, and to the point here today. We’re in the midst of Summer and, believe it or not, 2012 is already half way over. While there’s already been some excellent music released so far this year, here in July, the hits just keep on comin’. Here’s a list of ten albums that are well […]

Twelve-Pack of Tunes

With Summer 2012 upon us, here’s is a list of twelve albums you should be listening to while enjoying this most excellent time of year: 1) The Lumineers – “The Lumineers” (self-titled) 2) Of Monsters and Men – “My Head Is An Animal” 3) Fun. – “Some Nights” 4) Trampled By Turtles – “Stars and […]