In the debut episode, Tom and I listen to some music but mostly we talk about Katherine McPhee, Kelly Clarkson, cheese fries, how to turn your man on, American Idol’s faults, R. Kelly’s trash not being taken out, Karen Gillan and Selfie, Louise Wener, Donald Glover’s feelings, Taylor Swift’s Saving Jane knock off, as well as musical observations!
R. Kelly – Real Talk
Saving Jane – Girl Next Door
Childish Gambino – III. Telegraph Ave. (“Oakland” by Lloyd)
Katherine McPhee – Some Boys
Junior Senor – Move Your Feet
Sleeper – Sale Of The Century
Today, I have the pleasure of bringing you a first-class interview with a successful podcaster, talented hip-hop artist, and editor and co-owner of Partymonstas’ sister site, Tricycle Offense. My interview with B Hyphen (Not to be spelled “B-Hyphen” – that’s just redundant) has been a long time coming, and a lot has changed for him both personally and professionally since we decided to undertake this interview a little over a year ago.
As a musician, you rarely get to witness the progression of another musician’s project from start to finish. Hashing out the concept for the album, the track selection, and recording the tracks are all processes that usually occur behind the scenes. If you work with the artist directly you may be able to piece together what’s going on, but most of the time the journey will be traveled by the artist alone. I’m very fortunate as a part-time writer/part-time musician because I get to see the best of both worlds; I’m able to see the journey other artists go through so I can gain a greater appreciation of their art and struggle.Continue reading
My Tuesday evening was pre-planned, get off work and pre-game for Son’s of Anarchy by buying and listening to Drake’s newest release “Nothing Is The Same”. After my PX90 workout, and a shower, I heat up some leftover lasagna and corned beef (strange, but delicious), start the itunes download, and pull up my fantasy football roster and dive into the album.