• Cover vs Original

    Singing a Cover of Lovesong

    Which Cover of Lovesong (originally by the Cure) surpasses the original? Death Cab For Cutie, Tori Amos, Adele, 311, Anberlin, Voltaire, and The Brunettes. Will one of these covers melt your heart more than the original? Will you always love all of these covers, whatever words I say?

  • Weekly Playlists

    Headphones On

    This week’s playlist is made up of songs that just sound great with your headphones on. Featuring artists such as REM, The Smiths, The Doors, Brian Wilson, Frank Sinatra, Sufjan Stevens, Alison Kraus, Explosions in the Sky, and more…you’re sure to find something you love.

  • Retro Music Review

    Omnipop – Sam Phillips (1996)

    Sam Phillips Omnipop (It's Just a Flesh Wound Lambchop) reviewed with a fresh pair of ears. Is this Phillips's most underrated album? Did the least selling album of Phillips' career deserve to be listened to? I go through the album, song by song and ask what works and what doesn't.

  • Weekly Playlists

    Keep On Truckin

    Keep on Truckin, a playlist for and about truckers. Featuring music from Johnny Cash, Red Sovine, Willie Nelson, CW McCall, and more! Dedicated to those who participate in the most dangerous profession in the country.

  • Musical criticism and commentary

    AC/DC Rocks Hard!

    AC/DC rocks hard....I examine how songs such as Back in Black, Highway to Hell, Thunderstruck, T.N.T., and other AC/DC classics influenced my life. There's even a humorous story about my very religious mom encountering the song "Highway to Hell in an inappropriate place. All these songs and their influence on me have made me realize one thing....AC/DC rocks hard!