Review: Foxygen Album ‘Seeing Other People’ an Insightful Collection of Reflections

By DAN MACINTOSH “Face The Facts,” one of the singles released off duo Foxygen’s Seeing Other People album, includes some strikingly inventive lyrical lines, which makes it one of this quirky new album’s better cuts. […]


Bruce Springsteen, Hot Chip and Wand Make California Rocker’s Hot Tunes April PlayList

By DONNA BALANCIA April showered us with great music including new releases from Bruce Springsteen, Hot Chip  and Wand, who made the latest California Rocker Hot Tunes playlist. April’s selections have a few common threads: […]

American Idol

Alejandro Aranda Stays Cool ‘Under Pressure’ to Make Final Six on ‘American Idol’

By JOHN DALY Alejandro Aranda stepped out of his comfort zone and covered the Queen-David Bowie classic “Under Pressure” and  made it his own on “American Idol” Sunday night. His performance landed him in the […]


The Rolling Stones, The Grateful Dead and More: Five Famous Songs Influenced by Gambling

By JOHN DALY From Frank Sinatra to The Rolling Stones and The Grateful Dead, many artists have been influenced by gambling in their lyrics. Gambling references can even be heard in the early jazz era, while […]