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bLISTerd: The Best Songs By New Edition*

bLISTerd: The Best Songs By New Edition*

Celebrating Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, Ralph and Johnny with a playlist of their best songs.

The Jheri Curl Chronicles Radio Show: Musical Relatives

The Jheri Curl Chronicles Radio Show: Musical Relatives

Two hours of jams from your favorite soul-singing families!

The Jheri Curl Chronicles Radio Show: A Tribute To Musicians Lost In 2016

The Jheri Curl Chronicles Radio Show: A Tribute To Musicians Lost In 2016

Two hours of music from the legendary figures in ’80s urban contemporary (with a few surprises) that we lost in 2016.

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1993

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1993

If it wasn’t for the dreads, no one would know whether this photo was of Lenny in ’93 or Lenny in 2016.

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1992

40 (Or So) Playlists For 40 Years: 1992

1992-the year I fell in love with Toad The Wet Sprocket (and more).

The Blerd Radio Podcast (2016 | Episode 7) : 1996

The Blerd Radio Podcast (2016 | Episode 7) : 1996

A lot happened in 1996. Let’s stroll down memory lane in the latest Blerd Radio podcast.

Blerd Radio Presents: The Jheri Curl Chronicles Podcast (Episode 3)

Blerd Radio Presents: The Jheri Curl Chronicles Podcast (Episode 3)

Episode 3 of the Jheri Curl Chronicles is up, and we’re going from Jamaica (the island) to Jamaica (NY), with a stop to pick up George Benson.

So Much (Good) New Music This Week!

So Much (Good) New Music This Week!

A ton of great new music out in the past few days includes songs from Zo!, Justin Timberlake, De La Soul and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

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.

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…

Blerd Radio Travels To 1990 (Part 2!!)

Blerd Radio Travels To 1990 (Part 2!!)

(2015, Episode 4) Last week, I posted the first portion of our 2-part series celebrating all that was great (and a few things that weren’t) about 1990. While the first part focused heavily on film and TV, most of this second part is dedicated to our bread and butter-music. Here’s some of what gets discussed by  Big Money , Michael Parr , Dr. Z and The Packet Man (Michael Cunningham) in this episode: The Milli Vanilli Lip Sync Scandal: And how no one thought it odd that people who barely […]

Random Thoughts: Ferguson Edition

Random Thoughts: Ferguson Edition

I’ve been thinking recently about thought suppression. I’m pretty sure anyone who has been through a traumatic incident has done it, even if they’re not aware of it. Something painful or uncomfortable pops into your head, you reflexively think of something else to try to eliminate that painful feeling as quickly as possible. What may seem like general absentmindedness to the casual observer may actually be a lot more involved than that. What’s my point? I’m not sure, actually. (updated: […]