Our “Love-Hate Relationship” with the Music Biopic

There is no doubt that with every music biopic sensation, like Walk the Line or Ray, there’s also the inevitable duds — I’m looking at you, Great Balls of Fire and Jersey Boys! Talk to any filmmakers, and the very thought of the word “biopic,” will instantly make them shudder: Re-creating a musical icon admired by […]

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Gary Clark Jr.’s ‘This Land’ is a Dynamic and Passion-filled Project

Gary Clark Jr.’s third full-length album, This Land, due out on February 22nd, lends a helping hand to the rock ‘n’ roll tradition, which is seemingly fading away in popular music. The modern-day blues legend offers his support with wailing guitars, affecting rhythms and lyrics that unashamedly strike hard. And, of course, we get a […]

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The Specials release new album Encore

Combining ska, reggae and rock steady with punk spirit, The Specials is a band that I remember listening to in elementary school; this was when my sister and I wanted to be just like our older, much “cooler” brothers and begged them to make us a ska mix of our own – this indeed included […]

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