PS! I Love Stacy Barthe

If I say Stacy Barthe – does the name say you something? I guess your answer – sadly – is “No” Unless I ask you if you know; Britney Spears, Rihanna, Kelly Rowland of Destiny’s Child, Kathy Perry, Cheryl Cole, Brandy and Miley Cyrus? I bet your answer is “Yes, I know those!” If you…

The Q&A; Little Brother Eli “A spectrum of influences!”

One of the new faces of modern blues and rock is called Little Brother Eli. A new duo with Alex Grew on lead vocals and guitarist Joshua Rigal. The band is inspired by modern rock, as well as blues, soul and hip hop – with rock as their main ingredient. The band has played together for a…

Daft Punks random accessed memories

Hearing Daft Punks brand new album “Random Access Memories” just two and a half times…And here´s the random thoughts that comes to mind! Kraftwerk, Todd Rundgren, Toto, Chic, Diana Ross, FM radio, Steely Dan, Supertramp, Bee Gees, Alan Parsons Project, Madonna, Chemical Brothers, Neptunes, Neil Young “Trans”, Rollerdisco, Soft Rock, Pharell, Michael Jackson, War Of The…

I bought two handfuls of vinyl

The last records I bought was some LPs and a couple of CDs the summer of 2012 – and a thats about it… Not to understand that I haven´t bought any music lately – because I have, only digital – from iTunes and downloading free mixtapes from the net. A few weekends back I went…

The year the music didn´t die!

It´s less than one week left of the year 2012. That means it´s time for me to do a summit of my year in music. Here´s how 2012 has been for me, read about how this this blog came to life and my status and future plans for the blog. What music rocked my world…

The amazing rise of Rebekka Karijord!

Rebekka Karijords single “Use My Body While It´s Still Young” knocked me off my feet the first time I heard it. The song was her first single from her then forthcoming album “We Become Ourselves” – a two-part concept album about nature, and the relationship between men and women. The single is huge with it´s…

A dark yet beautiful world!

It´s not often I stumble upon a female solo artist that sounds like – and write songs – that brings to mind gravel voiced artist like Leonard Cohen, Johnny Cash and Nick Cave – and sirens like  Hope Sandoval of Mazzy Star, PJ Harvey and Liz Phair. This sextet’s musical expression is recreated in the…

The Ballad(s) of Jimi Hendrix

When I say Jimi Hendrix? Whats the first thing that pops into your mind? I, myself, think things like – guitar hero, legend, how would he sound today, guitar playing with his teeth, “All Along The Watchtower” a song he made his (sorry Mr Bob Dylan) to name but a few things I thought about!…

The sweet revenge of Tom Jones!

Introduction Everyone knew who “the man in black” was. The late and great Johnny Cash. In his last years he hooked up with legendary producer Rick Rubin to produce his “American Recordings” album series. Rick Rubin was also the producer behind the album “21” by Adele – a album that has grown to become one…

R. Kelly is back with; Write Me Back

It´s as simple as this! When R. Kelly released his first single from his then upcoming new album “Write Me Back” by the way a follow up to his until then latest album “Love Letter” I knew it was a must-have album! On “Share My Love” he was back, and this time with a loose…

Yes, you can you dance to this!

In the 70s every artist seemed to hook up the latest trends, like the disco boom. Even hard rock bands like Kiss flirted with disco on their classic “I Was Made For Loving You”. I made a Spotify playlist with some tracks thats not necessary aimed at the dance floor, but has more or disco/funk elements…