The Kooks: Let’s Go Sunshine

The Kooks have been a big name in alternative music for a long time, forming in 2004 and releasing their debut album “Inside In/Inside Out” in 2006. Their debut was an instant hit, innovative enough to bring th...

Sweet summer finds playlist

Summer is great for a lot of reasons, but I know what my favorite reason is: Summer is when I can catch up on new music releases AND discover old music that I’d been meaning to check out a long, long time ago. ...

The Griswolds: Year After Year

If The Griswolds sound familiar to you, you probably remember their 2014 hit “Beware the Dog.” This came from their first album, “Be Impressive,” which was a fun, upbeat collection of songs that showcased the b...

Twin Peaks playlist

Last week I saw Twin Peaks perform in Bloomington, which was so fantastic that it inspired me to make a playlist. The level of talent and energy onstage was unreal, and the audience loved every second of it. Th...

Ring in the spring playlist

Well, it’s been spring for a month, even though the weather makes that hard to believe. Here’s a playlist full of easy, breezy tracks in hopes of warmer weather. Each song is reminiscent of spring in some way, ...