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On Interviewing Switchfoot

posted by S. Russ

I recently had the opportunity to talk with two of the members of the stirringly-spiritual art rock band Switchfoot.  In case you haven’t seen the interview, you can check it out here.  Interviewing artists is by far my favorite part […]

Warner Music Group loses 18 million

posted by S. Russ

Last week it was reported that Warner Music Group lost 18 million dollars over the last three months of 2010.  While this is just the latest in a long story of how record labels have struggled to meet the digital […]

Switchfoot Takes Home Their First GRAMMY!

posted by S. Russ

2010 was a great year for Switchfoot and Sunday night it got even better when their 2010 release Hello Hurricane won the GRAMMY for Rock or Rap Gospel Album.  Hello Hurricane took a winding path to become a GRAMMY winner.  […]

Albums You Missed: Jeremy Enigk’s World Waits

posted by S. Russ

The name Jeremy Enigk is instantly recognizable to any fan of the early emo scene of the 1990s.  Wait, wait… emo!?!  I know, I know, just hear me out! Enigk was the lead singer of early emo-innovators Sunny Day Real […]

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This "Sexy And I Know It" Cover Is Life Changing
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsvlsuLau5c[/youtube] This rad cover of "Sexy And I Know It" by LMFAO is currently blowing up the internet and blowing ladies' minds. Turns out this guy looks a lot like me, and he is from South Carolina where I lived for many, many years. I am starting to

posted 9:43:05am May. 15, 2012 | read full post »

A Fond Farewell to the Sing-Off - or, WHAT!?! There Goes Another One of My Favorite Shows
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOKuAigsrec[/youtube] I would love to be able to stick my head in the sand like a TV executive. Now, granted, I don't know too much about what they do, but I know one thing that they do - make decisions that don't seem to make any amount of common sense.

posted 9:15:20am May. 15, 2012 | read full post »

Hot Problems - The Best Song Ever
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__HeE6NWmDE&feature=share[/youtube] I can relate to this.  Hot dudes have problems too.  I'm just glad someone was brave enough to speak about this powerful message.

posted 11:29:09am Apr. 20, 2012 | read full post »

Lionel Richie... What Are You Doing??
Pop and R&B legend Lionel Richie has suddenly popped on the charts again.  I love me some Lionel, and have since his glory days in the '80s, so I was excited to see what he had going on. I wish I hadn't.  Here's why: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bAqz0AwLRjk&ob=av2e[/youtub

posted 4:12:07pm Apr. 19, 2012 | read full post »

Why Couples Should Watch Ice Loves Coco
I love my wife, and my wife loves reality television.  Generally I will play a video game or read a book while she watches the Kardashians, Say Yes to the Dress, and similar programs.  Those shows aren't really my thing, I'm more of a Justified/South Park/ kind of fellow.  Lately she has really g

posted 10:41:31am Apr. 18, 2012 | read full post »


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