One recurring element in pop music that never fails to amuse me is something I call a “talk down,” in which the artist stops singing and opts instead for a mid-song spoken word interlude that lays it all out for the listener. Here are 13 notable examples.
Join OpenAir's Keefer Fulgham and Jessi Whitten on Saturday, June 7 at Meininger Art Supply for the SESH, a free program curated by the Denver Post Underground Music Showcase (UMS) featuring five music industry professionals sharing their experiences in marketing music and events.
Last week Playboy.com tweeted their review of Neko Case's excellent 2013 record. They claimed she is "breaking the mold of what women in the music industry should be," and the musician quickly took offense.
Once a year, industry professionals of the non-commercial radio world gather at XPN’s facilities in Philadelphia to discuss trends, hurdles, share a drink or two, and watch some amazing music at the annual NON-COMMvention. Here are my highlights from Non-Comm 2014.
Before Morrissey's concert at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House this Saturday, here are the most notable Colorado moments from his "Autobiography."
This week on Retrofit we have Tom Waits covered, as artists big, little, and surely out-of-luck put their stamps on the guy who is just looking for the heart of Saturday night. Tune in to Tom Waits Covers, 5 p.m. Saturday, May 17 and the eggs and sausage special at noon on Sunday, May 18.