Brandon Flowers-The Desired Effect

   Have you ever wanted something so badly you would stop at nothing to get? Some holy grail that haunts your heart and mind, driving you to obsess over it until you can hold it in your hands? Brandon Flowers knows that feeling well, because he desperately wants to be our Springsteen. I say “our” Springsteen in a wide sense that encompasses anyone under 40. … Continue reading Brandon Flowers-The Desired Effect

The Killers-Battle Born

I can’t believe it’s been over eight years since The Killers exploded on the scene with “Somebody Told Me.” Initially I hated them. Couldn’t stand that song (still can’t), and I was convinced that all these people fawning over them were idiots. Fast forward almost a decade and I count myself as one of their biggest fans. I liked the majority of Hot Fuss, other … Continue reading The Killers-Battle Born

Record Store Week Begins Today!!!

Record Store Day is one of the few holidays I truly celebrate. I came to it late, as I do most things, but I’ve cherished every one. So, this week I’ll be reminiscing about some of the official Record Store Day purchases I’ve made over the past couple years. Initially I was unsure about picking up this release. I am a pretty big fan of … Continue reading Record Store Week Begins Today!!!