Music / Song of the Day

Song of the day: “Nobody’s Perfect” – Jessie J

With my current obsession with all things out of the United Kingdom (thanks, royal wedding), I’m not sure how Jessie J found a way to slip by until today.  The 23-year-old R&B/pop singer has written songs for both Chris Brown and snaggletooth Miley Cyrus, including gaining the title of “co-writer” of Party in the USA.  … Continue reading

Music / Sneak Peek

Sneak Peek – Artist to Watch in 2011: Lily Halpern

2010: The year of the teen idols.  Will 2011 be any different?  With Justin Bieber’s movie coming out in February, and Miley undoubtedly getting into some sort of “newsworthy” trouble sometime soon, it doesn’t seem like the 13-19 age group is done making its mark in the music industry. Lily Halpern, an 18-year-old Boston native, … Continue reading


“Hold it Against Me” – Oh, I think we will…

Oops, she did it again.  Britney Spears’ new single leaked today…and I wish it hadn’t.  The electro/club/dance sound only contributes to her overly computerized voice, and makes it all sound a bit robotic.  It isn’t all that surprising seeing as she seemed to take advantage of technology when she was ridiculously popular, but the girl … Continue reading


Ernie Halter “Live” Review

In April of 2009, I reviewed Ernie Halter’s album, “Starting Over.”  As soon as I popped in “Live” and the groove that Halter seems to create effortlessly filled the room, a smile crept across my face and sitting still once again became a challenge. Recording a live album is no simple task.  It exposes the … Continue reading

Music / Uncategorized

Need to Breathe: “The Outsiders” Album Review

Apparently getting settled back into school took me a bit longer than I thought.  That’s not to say that I wasn’t focusing on the pile of CDs I have to review.  In fact, it’s quite the opposite.  Now that my graphics and design class has ended (and my life has come back), I can once … Continue reading