Sunday Music: New Playlist For August 2020

Speaking from experience, make a nice meal to this one. We’ve got a ton of brand new music, some older stuff, and even some old stuff made new. There’s a broad range of genres and styles on display here, so sit back and enjoy the journey. Listen on Spotify or Apple Music. “Where You Are … Continue reading Sunday Music: New Playlist For August 2020

Sunday Music: April 29, 1992, There Was A Riot On The Streets Tell Me Where Were You?

When I first heard Sublime’s “April 29,1992” in the mid-90s I thought it was just some punk/anarchist stuff. These last few weeks it’s been one of the songs I’ve revisited several times. It’s not just about looting and rebelling, it’s about inequity. It’s about the dark side of our consumer culture, where when the things … Continue reading Sunday Music: April 29, 1992, There Was A Riot On The Streets Tell Me Where Were You?

Sunday Music: Where Did You Get That Blank Expression On Your Face? (Quarantine Edition)

I wasn’t paying attention yet to have caught The Specials in their prime (I had done too little and was much too young). But, when I found them, meaning really finally say with them, they immediately clicked. So much energy, so much attitude, and so much reality in the lyrics (if my pun didn’t make … Continue reading Sunday Music: Where Did You Get That Blank Expression On Your Face? (Quarantine Edition)

Sunday Music: Koffee Is Killing It

I saw and heard snippets over the last few years. But, my mistake, I didn’t slow down and really listen. Mikayla Simpson, known as Koffee, is a young reggae/dancehall/Jamaican/international star. Her music is both historically informed and modern. She is drawing on influences and pushing on boundaries in a unique way and we should be … Continue reading Sunday Music: Koffee Is Killing It