311’s “Mosaic” is a bipolar mishmash of WTF

Editor-in-Chief and lifelong 311 fan Ty Fisher reviews their latest album, “Mosaic.”

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Hall Of Shamed

  I went through the majority of my formative music listening years without ever really knowing who Deep Purple was. In elementary school, I knew Metallica, Anthrax and Megadeth. When I reached middle school, I got into The Beatles, The Doors and Pink Floyd. By high school, my tastes refined into King Diamond, The Stooges…

SXSW 2015 Review

  1,476 miles $150 in gas 22 hours 42 radio dial changes 8 million construction cones (in Texas alone). Those are some roundtrip stats to Austin, Texas, from Kansas City. For the first time, I made the journey to the hipster capital of the world to attend the one of the largest indie music festivals…

Musical Tastes and “Freewill”

What’s your favorite radio station?* Turn to it right now and write down what song is playing. Chances are that song will be played – along with a handful of others – ad nauseam throughout the day. There is an equal chance that the record label – not the radio personality – is responsible for…

Radio Flatlines With iHeartMedia Takeover

Let’s say you own a business that sells bellbottoms. It’s the ‘70s and every Pink Floyd fan that’s smoking dank weed is buying them, i.e. everyone is buying your product. Now’s it’s the ‘80s and the youth have switched over to Motley Crue leather pants and whatever the hell the New Wave kids are wearing.…

311 Drummer Creates Visual Art With Rhythm

Those of you who are familiar with me or have listened to the podcast probably know that I am a huge 311 fan. With a high energy live show that can convert any casual listener, 311 have reached to what I refer to as the perfect level of success. I have always applauded their rhythm…

The Leftovers

Why Pink Floyd’s “new” album doesn’t matter. In 1994, Pink Floyd released their last album, The Division Bell. It was their only album to reach #1 on every major market on the globe. In terms of rock music, this would seem like a success, that a band dominated the charts nearly thirty years after their…