Music and the Brain

Music and the Brain

Our favorite tunes always tend to keep us happy and bring about some form of nostalgia. Whether a song reminds you of the first time you fell in love with ____ or how that infamous guitar riff or song from your wedding calls to mind the exact moment you fell in love, music has a […]

‘Africa’ by Toto Lives On After 30 Years

In the opening line of the song Africa by Toto, David Paich sings: “I hear the drums echoing tonight…” Those drums are still echoing loud and clear on this month’s 30th anniversary of Africa reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100. The 1983 worldwide hit was written by Toto keyboardist David Paich, along with drummer Jeff Porcaro, who died […]

Top 11 Songs About Football

Top 11 Songs About Football

Yes it’s that time of year again.  The beer.  The hot and greasy wings.  The hot and greasy tailgating.  And, oh yes, that little bit of pigskin insanity called football. Let’s face it guys and girls, there’s nothing better for getting adrenaline pumping (other than perhaps replacement referees) than some “Gridiron Tunes!” And no, we’re […]

Guess The Artist #2

Rules of the Game: Click this sound file and see if you can guess which famous artist recorded this obscure song. Honor System: It is considered tacky to try and look this up on the internet before answering. Play The Track! [QUIZZIN 2] 303

Sex Is Always the Answer

Sex Is Always the Answer

From time to time, when I’m in the midst of one of my room-clearing rants on the woeful state of modern popular music, unfortunate listeners will try to agree with me, saying something along the lines of “Yeah, the crap today is so commercial: all they care about is making money.” And they’re perfectly right, […]