Fight For Net Neutrality

Today I wanted to break from music content to share on an important current event. As many people know, members of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are working to repeal the current legislation in favor of net neutrality. Net neutrality¬†is the principle that internet service providers (ISPs)¬†must treat all data on the internet the same, … Continue reading Fight For Net Neutrality

Recent Deaths of Rock Heroes Filling the Generation Gap for Millions of Music Fans

This week, music lost another one of its true rock heroes in Tom Petty. He embodied the essence of rock 'n' roll in every such way, with a catalog spanning dozens of classic hits over multiple decades, including "American Girl", "Learning to Fly" and "Free Fallin" to name a few. The news of Petty's passing … Continue reading Recent Deaths of Rock Heroes Filling the Generation Gap for Millions of Music Fans

Culture Never Slumps: Barack Obama and the Continued Dominance of Hip-Hop

Just a couple weeks ago, hip-hop celebrated its 44th birthday. For those unfamiliar with how the genre was conceived, in August 11, 1973 a young cat by the name of DJ Kool Herc threw a "Back to School Jam" party in the Bronx and invented a new technique on the turntables called "the break", in … Continue reading Culture Never Slumps: Barack Obama and the Continued Dominance of Hip-Hop

“Peaceful Easy Feeling” – A Tribute Post to the Eagles

As I mentioned in my last post, this past weekend I got the chance to go to Dodger Stadium for The Classic West to see the Eagles and Fleetwood Mac, among other legendary rock bands. It was amazing to say the least. Every group killed it in their own right. On Saturday night, Don Henley … Continue reading “Peaceful Easy Feeling” – A Tribute Post to the Eagles