Forgotten 70s Songs Worth Another Listen

Songs are a lot like people; some enter our lives and take up residence there. We purchase singles and albums and get to know them intimately, and soon, they are familiarly and comfortably ensconced in our lives, like family.

KISS Live Albums Ranked

Love them or hate them, with Alive!, KISS created the live album as we know it, but they didn’t stop there. Over the course of the band’s nearly fifty-year history, KISS has consistently put out live music. Let’s dig into all of those albums, some of which may surprise you, and see how they stack up.

Portrait of An Enigma: Analyzing Vinnie Vincent’s Pre-KISS Output

Now, when it comes to Vinnie, he’s always been something of an enigmatic outlier, and his place in KISStory is no exception. Still, the two albums Vinnie Vincent was involved with a member of KISS, Creatures of the Night, and Lick it Up, were, and are some of the fiercest, heaviest, and consistent material that bad has ever put out to date.

Cole Davis & The Propulsion Of Upright Jazz Bass Into The Modern Jazz Era

Born in New York City, into a family of musicians, Cole Davis dedicated himself to the upright bass at the age of fourteen. What’s so special about this old Jazz soul? Keep on reading and you’ll find out.

Trompe Le Monde & The First Era Of the Pixies

In retrospect, Trompe Le Monde is an important record partially due to its quality, but also, because it marked the end of one era in Pixie’s history. The band continues to this day, and I feel that is a good thing for the music world.

Past, Present & Future: Delving Into The Passion & Inventiveness Of Rui Luís

Going a bit through his creative process, Rui shared with us his method-less methodology, in which he feels that his creations are only congested existing compositions, which need only a channel to be transposed and externalized.

A Snapshot of a Bygone Era: Looking Back at Guns N’ Roses Debut, Appetite For Destruction

All in all, Appetite For Destruction is a top album. It really holds up and doesn’t feel dated, while still being very representative of Hard Rock music in the late 80s.

The Ascendancy Of Bernardo Tinoco: Examining A Burgeoning Jazz Musicians Meteoric Rise

From the cradle, music had always been around Bernardo Tinoco, since his father is a musician himself. Indeed, the saxophone chanted his name the loudest.

Vital Signs: Ten Overlooked Rush Deep Cuts Part II

We’re back at it again, with Vital Signs: Ten Overlooked Rush Deep Cuts Part II. This time, we’re digging even deeper into the depths of Rush’s long, and varied career. We aim to go places others haven’t, and in greater detail.

Ten 70s Albums That Were The Peak of Classic Artists’ Careers

Every artist has a peak. It might be their commercial peak or, it might be their creative peak, and sometimes, both occur on the same recording, but not always.

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