17 years is way too long, but we’re glad Tevin’s back.
Daryl and John have been on my mind a lot these past few days…
I give a listen to new songs by Maxwell & Paul Simon.
Here’s a peek at some stuff I’ve been reading lately.
Popblerd author Mike Joseph details a lengthy struggle with depression that temporarily put him in a mental hospital.
Babyface is still making music for the cool in you.
Canadian singer-songwriter JJ Adrian premieres his new track “Right Now” exclusively on Popblerd.
The legendary Giorgio Moroder sets his sights on rock band My Morning Jacket. Check out the “Compound Fracture” remix.
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.
Six years ago, I decided to take a deep dive into Prince’s discography. Here are the original articles.
Chris Collingwood of Fountains of Wayne has a brand new project out, and you should listen to it.
Singer/songwriter Ray LaMontagne announces a new project with the bluesy single “Hey, No Pressure”.
A review of the biggest musical event of 2015, Adele’s “25”.
Coldplay returns with a disco-influenced sound on their new single “Adventure Of A Lifetime”
Multi-million selling superstar Adele returns with the song and video “Hello”.
Legendary crooner Bobby Caldwell & producer Jack Splash have teamed up for a project they call Cool Uncle. Check out their first single “Break Away”.
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.
An appreciation of George Michael’s “Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1”, 25 years (or so) after its release.
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 delivers a timeless message with a new song: “Give Peace A Chance”.
Check out “Restless”, the first newly recorded music from New Order in a decade.
Fisher-Price record player, why have you forsaken me?
How about some late period (Royal) Badness?
I wonder if Prince will sue us for this list.
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.)
Mikey counts down the hits…of 1980.
For the next few weeks, expect this space to host a LOT of playlists.
In advance of the Grammys Monday night, the Blerd Radio sat down and picked our winners in the major categories. Listen up!
A brand new Constant Conversations podcast is up!
Celebrating #control30 with a list of the best Janet songs.
“Control” turns 30, and we count down the 50 best Janet songs.