Without Walls Festival 2019: Wonderful and Eclectic

One of the most satisfying projects in San Diego is La Jolla Playhouse’s annual WOW Festival. This year is no exception. An eclectic gathering of performances at Liberty Station drew ... Continue Reading →

The Who – It Was Once Only Ten Strings

This is the one band I see with trepidation. The band was invincible for a decade after their first single (“I Can’t Explain” in 1965), and I went all in. Top choice. Their show ... Continue Reading →

The Story of Music on Two Islands – Jamaica, Britain, Ska, Reggae and Punk – “Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records”

The film Rudeboy: The Story Of Trojan Records is a tremendous slice into the history of reggae, which means it is a music history lesson of at least two islands: Jamaica and Britain. ... Continue Reading →

Donny O’Malley – Using Dark Humor to Help Veterans

I had a chance to chat with Donny O’Malley about he helps fellow vets with dark humor. He is the founder of VET Tv, a subscription based media company with a unique business model. O’Malley ... Continue Reading →

Van Morrison – On the Road Again, Mercurial and Remarkably Wonderful All At Once

Van Morrison in concert can be a difficult bet. Like other icons late in their career (Miles Davis, Bob Dylan), Morrison seems to ignore the audience. In San Diego last night, he was ... Continue Reading →

Abbey Road – It Was Fifty Years Ago Today

The 2019 Remaster doesn’t mess much with success. For many of us, The Beatles final foray in the studio has been imprinted in our DNA. But the magnificent treatment with this reissue ... Continue Reading →

Emma – Great Sleep Impressively Delivered to Your Door

Most folks by now know they don’t need to trudge to a mattress store and be perplexed by trying out a mattress for a few minutes. A variety of companies have entered the ship-to-home-with-satisfaction-guarantee ... Continue Reading →

Reignwolf is Turning Heads and Raising Eyebrows Everywhere

  Reignwolf is a bright light on the somewhat dim landscape of rock and roll. With other genres of music taking center stage (literally, and on the charts), rock has not seen many ... Continue Reading →