| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:54 AM
From SKK: Guest blogger Oren Miller joins Homefront today, with an inaugural post about the kids' music in his life -- or the lack thereof:
I remember those first few months: A happy couple watching TV in bed, while our infant baby was sitting on the bed...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Funk upon a rhyme!
In the days of the Funky bunch
The concept of dropping Hip-Hop on the one
Was firmly planted, Oops, upside your head
To the boogie to the boogie-de-beat
By the earthly funketeers in the heart of the Elm City
| Jun 27, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Cuando Graceland abrió al público hace 30 años, nadie sabía si tendría éxito. Casi 18 millones de visitantes después, la antigua casa de Elvis Presley es un negocio rentable que ha ayudado a transformar la ciudad de Memphis en un importante destino para...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:47 PM
It doesn’t take a musical genius to read between the notes of Patrick Stump’s first solo album, “Soul Punk” (Island), to realize that the Fall Out Boy singer and songwriter left a few things unsaid in his old band.
| Nov 15, 2011
| 10:00 AM
As part of a massive tour to promote their record, Watch the Throne, rappers extraordinaire Jay-Z and Kanye West are appearing at Mohegan Sun on Friday. West produced most of the songs on their album, including mega-hit "Otis," which uses a chopped-up...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 1:12 PM
Love After War
It’s been a year of renewed Otis Redding worship. First there was Kanye/Jay-Z’s “Otis” (and Das Racist also made a reference in the title track of their most recent record). And now vocal...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 10:16 AM
There’s more to the story of Jaimoe, the drummer formerly known as Jai Johanny Johanson (or “Johnie,” as his parents called him), than his long-standing affiliation with the Allman Brothers Band. Years before his fateful run-in with...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 11:34 AM
Okay: what do you want out of your Christmas/holiday music (other than wanting it to stop)? Memories? Dinner or fireplace-worthy jazz chillouts? It takes all kinds. If you're too lazy to make up your own mind, try some of these. One of 'em has got to do...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 7:15 PM
For those who enjoy listening to R&B, jazz, gospel and other music recorded mainly by African-American musicians, being able to find it in numerous places along the radio dial is something we take for granted these days. Some of my young nieces and...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 8:25 PM
I know we have become a nation of such short attention spans and long-term addiction to instant gratification that asking viewers to spend even an hour with a documentary that could change the way they see the world is probably a fool's errand.
| Dec 30, 2011
| 10:32 AM
I love the music scene in Connecticut. It's an extremely diverse and talented pool of musicians creating some really eclectic music. One of those artists is Lys Guillorn.
Wayward Children is one of three releases by Lys Guillorn to date and is...