Category Archives: Ramble On

Sci-Fi Rundown: It’s Shaping Up to be a Fun Summer


When not much new music is being released that I am interested in, I am forced to turn my attention to TV and Movies.  Therefore, any readers here are subjected to my current tastes.  Science Fiction and Fantasy fare is in these days, starting with Marvel coming into their own on the big screen and then Game of Thrones taking over televisions everywhere.  Science Fiction and Fantasy is no longer genre, but instead has forced its way into the mainstream. 

5 Reasons Sirius XM Radio is Still Relevant and Better than Ever

Sirius XM Radio

Hot off a summer vacation with my family, I will be delivering a couple posts related to my time off. The first, being a minor epiphany and ongoing discussion we’ve had at LxL, about how Sirius XM (now 6 years since the merger of XM and Sirius radio) has really hit its full potential, and forms a wonderful alternative when you need a break mining your own musical library or your utilizing your streaming service. Here are five reasons Sirius

3 Great Things About “Turn Down For What”

Keep on keepin' on Lil' John.

I drive a lot for work.  And in the summer I drive a decent amount with my windows down.  With my windows down I am privy to hearing what a lot of people are listening to, as well as observe their reactions to whatever is blasting out of their stereo.  One song lately has been inescapable.  You know from the title of the post which song that is.  The thing is, I really like it.  It’s a shame “Turn Down

Amphitheaters Dying Breath


With the weather getting nicer outside, I thought it was time to see who would be coming to The Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in St. Louis.  Or more appropriately, about 15 miles outside St. Louis.  This Amphitheater is a horrible place, due to parking and location, but I do still love a good show from the lawn.  You know, the type of show where no one pays attention to the opener, and then slowly settles into the main act.  The type

2014 Musicians on TV Power Rankings

2014 Musicians on TV Power Rankings

Not only are movie and stage actors flocking to TV for more stable and quality roles, musicians have begun to get in on this golden age of television. Musicians are putting down their instruments and picking up their acting chops, getting major and minor roles on sitcoms and procedurals. We have always had late night television performances, but those have even been ratcheted up with the help of the Roots and more artists eager to collaborate on live television.  So

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