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

Who To See At Lollapalooza 2013

Every year the people at C3 release the lineup for Lollapalooza and you think, “Oh sweet! There’s a lot of bands I’d like to see this year!!!” Then you buy your tickets, only to find out afterward that every band you want to catch is playing across the park from another band you love. They force you to make an impossible choice, and that could … Continue reading Who To See At Lollapalooza 2013

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