Black History Month: Facts #4

I don't think I need to explain how much I like Drum & Bugle Corps (or Marching Band, in general). How does this tie into Black History Month? An article from 2007, from Drum Corps International (DCI). I haven't been able to find info or stats on the percentage of black marchers and Drum Majors … Continue reading Black History Month: Facts #4

10 All-Time Favorite Albums

One of the current Facebook trends is to post, over 10 days, a picture of your 10 favorite albums, with no explanation for the choice. Well, I'm about to post my 10 favorite albums and some will have explanations. A special mention goes to the 1993 debut album by 311, called "Music". I never owned … Continue reading 10 All-Time Favorite Albums

Review: “Nothing Is Quick In the Desert”

There is no 'Mumble (C)Rap' on this album. There is no 'Trap Music' on this album. Those are two bonus points, right off the bat. “After 30 years, 106 tours across 105 countries and countless records, thank you. This one is on Public Enemy. Get it while it’s free." - Chuck D Earlier this week, … Continue reading Review: “Nothing Is Quick In the Desert”

Public Enemy

I was about 10 years old. It was late summer 1988 - music CD's were on the market but not everyone, especially in my family's income bracket, could afford the players for them. It was the Era of the Cassette Tape. Mailboxes were checked often for the Colombia House ordering booklet.  "Ghetto Blasters" still perched on quite a … Continue reading Public Enemy