Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Totally ’90s Edition

I fell down the rabbit hole this week and got sucked back into a time of gigapets and AOL. A time where it took us an hour to download one single scene of porn. That’s right I got sucked back into the ’90s.  Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Totally ’90s Edition

Why 1994 Matters to Me: Part 1

It’s a weird feeling, getting older — nostalgia might hit you at anytime. I work with people who were born after the subjects of this column were released. I am guessing for people born in the late ’60s or early ’70s, the death of John Lennon is seen as the separation between that generation and the next. For me, it is the death of Kurt Cobain. Every time I find out someone was born after he died, it throws me off. 1994 is one of those outstanding years in music where a lot of seminal and well-recognized albums came out. Some of the albums I came to listen to later in life, but the impact was still immeasurable. The year has always had a special place in my heart; I turned twelve that year and entered middle school. I met a lifelong best friend in 1994 whose parents pretty much let him listen to anything he wanted, and I was introduced to a lot of these albums through him. Sadly, he passed in 2006, but his legacy lives on anytime I hear “Buddy Holly” or “Longview.”  Read More Why 1994 Matters to Me: Part 1

Lunchtime Poll: Bands Reunited

With the start of the new year, the music rumors have begun to fly. Every year, people begin to take bets who will play Coachella, which seems to be the reunion kick off spot. Bands that haven’t played together for years get a call from Coachella and they decide to play (or not). This year’s rumored confirmed headline reunion is none other than ATL’s finest hip hop duo, Outkast.  Read More Lunchtime Poll: Bands Reunited

Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week

I listen to a lot of music. If I am out of the house and not actively engaging someone, I am listening to music. My headphones go on the minute I leave my apartment. Partly this keeps people from talking to me on the bus or on the street, and partly it’s because my brain craves music. I present a list of the ten songs keeping me from losing it this week. Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week