LAUREL – LIFE WORTH LIVING

LAUREL – LIFE WORTH LIVING

BY MAT WEIR If you don’t know the name, “Laurel,” yet you will, very very soon. The classically trained vocalist uses her sultry weapon with soul-searching accuracy, hitting all the feels within the listener. Dramatic, bold and brazen, her music...
27th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert

27th Annual Bridge School Benefit Concert

This year, Neil Young’s 27th annual Bridge School Benefit Concert shelled out a ridiculous line up that featured superstars Queens of the Stone Age, Arcade Fire, My Morning Jacket, Tom Waits, Elvis Costello, Heart, fun., Jack Johnson, Diana Krall, and a reunion...
The Strokes “Welcome to Japan” gets “80’s”

The Strokes “Welcome to Japan” gets “80’s”

The song “Welcome to Japan,” off of the Strokes’ new album Comedown Machine, makes me feel like I’m in one of those hot and steamy Miami nightclubs in the 80’s…why you may ask?  This track is fairly different than what we are used to from the Strokes.  Aside from the...