It’s been eight years since the Vegas-based quartet The Killers came out with their debut album, Hot Fuss. Since them, I’ve fallen in and out of favor with them with every release. Sam’s Town was a step backwards sonically, and Day And Age‘s use of electronics was just too much for me. And then there […]Read more "Review of The Killers’ ‘Battle Born’"
Music is always moving and evolving with the times, and as it pertains to the genre of alternative, it evolves rather quickly. So to help analyze the genre, I’ve recruited James from the Appetite for Distraction Alternative Top 10 Countdown to help me look into where alternative music is, where it’s going, and who is […]Read more "The State of Alternative: A Conversation"
When I was younger, my family and I would sit around our Christmas tree, open up presents, and listen to some of the most classic Christmas songs of yesteryear. Some Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Brenda Lee, and a little bit of Nat “King” Cole made my Christmas mornings incredibly memorable. However, as I grow older […]Read more "HST Winter: Great Songs For The Holidays"