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EAR PWR ~ "National Parks" ~ [video NSFW]

Synths still sound synthetic to me. After all these years, decades, hell, generations, I still have a tough time not dismissing, never mind preferring songs based largely in the naked, largely overtone-less bleats for which synths are known. ...

The Axis of Awesome ~ "4 Chords" : Bringing The Funny

They call themselves The Axis of Awesome: That's a big glaring clue right there, right? The easy comparisons are to Jack Black and Kyle Gass as Tenacious D (the Hard Rock tributaries/parodists), for lovingly skewering every strand of Pop they ...

Let's call what has gone before the "Soft Opening"

Hi, and thanks for your patience! Why the long stretch between posts? The short answer is I really need to find a paying job. The slightly longer list includes a long-planned visit with Portland OR friends (I didn't pay for... Yet.), and several ...

George Thorogood & The Destroyers ~ 2120 South Michigan Avenue

It has been over 30 years since Thorogood's second album forced its way anachronistically onto late 1970s radios. His latest isn't the blast of take-no-prisoners ground-staking "Move It On Over" (and its predecessor) was. This one hangs around ...

Gay singers *represent!* on The Voice

In the event that this post catches readers before the 10am Wednesday 6/22 deadline (I know, not much time at all.... ) Voting has begun on the semi-final round of NBC's singing competition series The Voice. The most noteworthy part of the show ...

Martin Swinger In Concert in New Jersey in August!
And More About Martin!

JUST ANNOUNCED! Martin Swinger In Concert in New Jersey in August! Especially excited to announce the August 15th performance at GAAMC! Friday, August 12, 7 PM Front Porch House Concert Martin Swinger solo show! Admission $15 308 Meadowbrook Rd. ...

Martin Swinger ~ M O O N
Swinger's songs are among the strongest released in 2011

Martin Swinger ~ M O O N It's Gay Pride Month here in New Jersey. Across the country and around much of the world, Pride is celebrated with partying, parades and festivals. But what else is available to us Queers — us Proud Gay Men ...