2016 II

Omissions and Otherwise Left-out Leftovers  |  last.fm data  |  Spotify data Okay, so in my 2016 post, it would seem that I glossed over or outright left out a lot of important parts of the year in music. It's as if I talked about the body, but not the heart. This was intentional, as I … Continue reading 2016 II

frankles free fridays

Mark Ronson is a little like Diplo and Damon Albarn, in that whatever they touch seems to turn into gold. His production is always tight, bright with horns and molded perfectly to whoever is providing vocal talent. In this case, he teams up with Bruno Mars on "Uptown Funk" to channel their best 80's era … Continue reading frankles free fridays

Review: Prince at Paisley Park

I feel like now is a good time to come clean with my dirty little Minnesotan secret: Before last night, I'd never seen Prince perform live.  I've been going to concerts for over twenty years, I've loved Prince just as long and I've lived all but a few months in Minnesota.  Plenty long enough to … Continue reading Review: Prince at Paisley Park

Tops of 2007

89.3 The Current recently (today) started tallying votes for the top 89 records of 2007, I shot through and started compiling my picks. I like being asked for my opinion, even if it is aimed at a large mass of people and not, specifically, me. It got my mind running and I decided to expand … Continue reading Tops of 2007