<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/awHWColYQ90″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> To take a break from the interviews, the music sessions, and everything in-between, I feel compelled to share my favorite songs (in order at this particular time and stopping at seven) by my favorite rock and mostly alt-rock bands (I chose one per letter of the alphabet). Blame on […]

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In 2004, Los Lonely Boys broke through the mainstream faster than a vintage Rickey Henderson on roller skates in an ice storm with their inspiring song “Heaven.” It’s hard to believe the “Texican” rock trio dropped that super hit a decade ago. What’s even harder to believe is that this band of brothers (Henry Garza, JoJo Garza, […]

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In many ways, I’m the ODB to Semi Precious Weapons’ Mariah Carey. I say this, because me and the band go “back like babies and pacifiers.” This is a stretch. I know it. You know it. It’s just a reason to work in a sweet, sweet “Fantasy” lyric from back in the day, and I apologize for […]

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The Suburbs is probably in my top three favorite albums of all-time. But, I’ve been floored with all of Arcade Fire’s albums. I deeply felt all of the tracks on the dark Neon Bible, and caught on early when Funeral dropped in 2004. Surprisingly, up until this fall, I had never been able to see the band live. For […]

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Fitz and the Tantrums easily made this list. The Cranberries’ once said “every one else is doing it, so why can’t we?” Well, the Irish 90s act didn’t actually say it (they used it as the title for their debut album) – and didn’t coin that phrase at all. So, why did I decide to […]

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