8 Jan 2020

Del Amitri: The Best Unknown Band Ever?

I recently finished the biography of Del Amitri, a book called These Are Such Perfect Days┬áby Charles Rawlings-Way. It’s a detailed account of the rise and (ultimate) fall of the band from Glasgow, Scotland that had only
6 Jan 2020

Album Review – ‘1999’ (Remastered) – Prince

The vault creaks open a little more. Over the past two years, we’ve heard Prince by himself with a piano, experienced his original songs that he gave to others, and marveled at the unreleased songs we heard
23 Dec 2019

Whatever happened to Taco?

Taco Ockerse, otherwise known as just Taco, was the ultimate throwback artist of the 1980s. He took a 55-year-old song, Irving Berlin’s “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” and made it an unlikely top 10 hit in 1982. He