Over the years I’ve come to a realization – some of my favorite songs have really stupid lyrics, and some of my favorite lyrics are in songs I’m not a big fan […]
Tournament of Rock – Legends: the Radiohead pod
Results: Well, damn. There’s no denying the greatness of Carlos Santana, but there’s also no arguing that this is the biggest surprise of the tournament so far: Santana, the upset machine, laps […]
Tournament of Rock – Legends: the Van Morrison pod
The results: Three incredible competitors, three worthy showings. The Boss surges to an early lead and never looks back. The numbers: #2 Bruce Springsteen/E Street Band 50%; #10 Tom Petty/Heartbreakers 33%; #7 […]
Tournament of Rock – Legends: the Tom Petty pod
Results: The last pod produced very little drama, as Fillmore region #9 seed Peter Gabriel led wire-to-wire. The numbers: Peter Gabriel 44%; The Steve Miller Band 17%; Buffalo Springfield 17%; The Black […]
Tournament of Rock – Legends: the Peter Gabriel pod
Results: Not only was our last match the closest we’ve seen so far, it also featured some of the most contentious commentary from our voters. In the end, The Smiths/Morrissey pulled away […]
TunesDay: what's in your collection?
There are all kinds of fun arguments to be had over which band is best or whether one’s taste is critically defensible (*cough*Brian used to listen to Madonna and Gloria Estefan*cough*) and, […]
TunesDay: Name those bands – and the winner is….
The results of last week’s Name Those Bands contest are in. In first place we have … a disqualification, sorta. Our friend Ubertramp logged in with an impressive 47 of 53. Seriously, […]
TunesDay: The best CDs of 2008, pt. 2 – the Platinum LPs
Our Best CDs of 2008 continues today with a review of the super-premium Platinum Award winners for Excellence in rocking and rolling. As with last week’s Gold Awards, these are in alphabetical […]