News
Guess What? Tevin Campbell Is Back!

Guess What? Tevin Campbell Is Back!

17 years is way too long, but we’re glad Tevin’s back.

Dance On...

Dance On…

Nothing compares 2 him.

Things I Do When I Can't Think Of Anything To Post: Hall & Oates Edition

Things I Do When I Can’t Think Of Anything To Post: Hall & Oates Edition

Daryl and John have been on my mind a lot these past few days…

This Week's New Music: Maxwell & Paul Simon

This Week’s New Music: Maxwell & Paul Simon

I give a listen to new songs by Maxwell & Paul Simon.

And Now, For A Few Book Recommendations...

And Now, For A Few Book Recommendations…

Here’s a peek at some stuff I’ve been reading lately.

Blerd Radio Presents: The Constant Conversations Podcast (Episode 2/Seth Werkheiser)

Blerd Radio Presents: The Constant Conversations Podcast (Episode 2/Seth Werkheiser)

That may or may not be Seth’s real hair.

It Is Kind Of A Funny Story, Actually...

It Is Kind Of A Funny Story, Actually…

Popblerd author Mike Joseph details a lengthy struggle with depression that temporarily put him in a mental hospital.

The Viewfinder: Check Out Babyface's "We've Got Love"

The Viewfinder: Check Out Babyface’s “We’ve Got Love”

Babyface is still making music for the cool in you.

Popblerd Premiere: JJ Adrian's "Right Now"

Popblerd Premiere: JJ Adrian’s “Right Now”

Canadian singer-songwriter JJ Adrian premieres his new track “Right Now” exclusively on Popblerd.

A My Morning Jacket Song You Can Dance To?

A My Morning Jacket Song You Can Dance To?

The legendary Giorgio Moroder sets his sights on rock band My Morning Jacket. Check out the “Compound Fracture” remix.

It's Hall Of Fame Time Again: Chicago, Chaka and Janet On List Of Nominees

It’s Hall Of Fame Time Again: Chicago, Chaka and Janet On List Of Nominees

Nominees for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have been announced; with contenders including Chicago, Chaka Khan, NWA, Nine Inch Nails and Janet Jackson.

Childish Gambino & Erykah Badu Get Under The Covers (Separately)

Childish Gambino & Erykah Badu Get Under The Covers (Separately)

This week in covers: Erykah Badu takes on Drake’s latest, while Childish Gambino reaches back and remakes a Tamia classic.

Reviews
Hot Take Alert: Alicia Keys Ends Her Silence With "In Common"

Hot Take Alert: Alicia Keys Ends Her Silence With “In Common”

Pop/R&B superstar Alicia Keys returns with her first new music in over 3 years, “In Common”.

Blerd's Notes: A Guide To The Music Of Prince (Part 1)

Blerd’s Notes: A Guide To The Music Of Prince (Part 1)

Six years ago, I decided to take a deep dive into Prince’s discography. Here are the original articles.

Hey, What's Chris Collingwood Been Up To?

Hey, What’s Chris Collingwood Been Up To?

Chris Collingwood of Fountains of Wayne has a brand new project out, and you should listen to it.

Ray LaMontagne Returns With "Hey, No Pressure"; Announces New Album

Ray LaMontagne Returns With “Hey, No Pressure”; Announces New Album

Singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne announces a new project with the bluesy single “Hey, No Pressure”.

Guess What? I Have Something To Say About Adele's 25, Too!

Guess What? I Have Something To Say About Adele’s 25, Too!

A review of the biggest musical event of 2015, Adele’s “25”.

Go On An "Adventure" With The New Coldplay Single

Go On An “Adventure” With The New Coldplay Single

Coldplay returns with a disco-influenced sound on their new single “Adventure Of A Lifetime”

"Hello" Again, Adele

“Hello” Again, Adele

Multi-million selling superstar Adele returns with the song and video “Hello”.

Hey Everyone: It's Time To Meet Cool Uncle

Hey Everyone: It’s Time To Meet Cool Uncle

Legendary crooner Bobby Caldwell & producer Jack Splash have teamed up for a project they call Cool Uncle. Check out their first single “Break Away”.

The Black Eagle Soars Once Again: Janet Jackson's Triumphant Return

The Black Eagle Soars Once Again: Janet Jackson’s Triumphant Return

Pop icon Janet Jackson returns with “Unbreakable”, her first album of new material in seven years. How does Miss Janet fare? Check out the review.

Gotta Have Some Faith In The Sound: Prejudice Is Still Worth A Listen, 25 Years Later

Gotta Have Some Faith In The Sound: Prejudice Is Still Worth A Listen, 25 Years Later

An appreciation of George Michael’s “Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1”, 25 years (or so) after its release.

Welcome To The Land Of Milk And Honey Courtesy Of The Foreign Exchange

Welcome To The Land Of Milk And Honey Courtesy Of The Foreign Exchange

The Foreign Exchange give you that good grown-folks soul music on their new album, “Tales From The Land Of Milk And Honey”.

Andre Cymone Reworks A Timeless Message: "Give Peace A Chance"

Andre Cymone Reworks A Timeless Message: “Give Peace A Chance”

Andre Cymone delivers a timeless message with a new song: “Give Peace A Chance”.

Features
40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1982

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1982

Damn, there was a lot of good music made in 1982.

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1981

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1981

Fisher-Price record player, why have you forsaken me?

bLISTerd: 10 Excellent (And Underrated) Prince Songs From The '90s & '00s

bLISTerd: 10 Excellent (And Underrated) Prince Songs From The ’90s & ’00s

How about some late period (Royal) Badness?

The Top 20 Prince Songs (Written/Composed for Others) of All Time Part 2

The Top 20 Prince Songs (Written/Composed for Others) of All Time Part 2

I wonder if Prince will sue us for this list.

The Top 20 Prince Songs (Written/Composed for Others) of All Time (Part 1)

The Top 20 Prince Songs (Written/Composed for Others) of All Time (Part 1)

Prince Rogers Nelson-one hell of a songwriter, as evidenced by this list of the Purple One’s top 20 songs (written/produced for others.)

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1980

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1980

Mikey counts down the hits…of 1980.

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1976-1979

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1976-1979

For the next few weeks, expect this space to host a LOT of playlists.

Blerd Radio 2016 | Episode 4 (Grammy-Cast 2016)

Blerd Radio 2016 | Episode 4 (Grammy-Cast 2016)

In advance of the Grammys Monday night, the Blerd Radio sat down and picked our winners in the major categories. Listen up!

Blerd Radio Presents Constant Conversations: Episode 3 (A Conversation With John Hill)

Blerd Radio Presents Constant Conversations: Episode 3 (A Conversation With John Hill)

A brand new Constant Conversations podcast is up!

bLISTerd: The 50 Best Janet Jackson Songs (Part 2)

bLISTerd: The 50 Best Janet Jackson Songs (Part 2)

Celebrating #control30 with a list of the best Janet songs.

bLISTerd: The 50 Best Janet Jackson Songs (Part 1)

bLISTerd: The 50 Best Janet Jackson Songs (Part 1)

“Control” turns 30, and we count down the 50 best Janet songs.

Blerd Radio 2016 | Episode 3: The Bowie-Cast

Blerd Radio 2016 | Episode 3: The Bowie-Cast

The Blerd Radio team says goodbye to David Bowie in their latest podcast.