Prince’s Guitar Heroics – A Breakdown
Mar02

Prince’s Guitar Heroics – A Breakdown

April 21, 2017 will mark the one-year anniversary of one of the most tragic and unexpected deaths in modern music history. To honor Prince’s loss, I’d like to offer a quick breakdown of what I believe to be one of his most impressive and influential guitar solos; his masterful “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” solo from the 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. I’d set the stage, but there’s already plenty of blog posts and...

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Dearly Beloved… Coping with the Loss of Prince, 80% of the Way…
Apr21

Dearly Beloved… Coping with the Loss of Prince, 80% of the Way…

Celebrity deaths are interesting. While we don’t know these people personally, we know them intimately through their art, performance, public persona and our personal connection we have with the joy and beauty they’ve brought into our otherwise tedious and mostly insignificant lives. Is it crazy to feel grief for someone you’ve never met personally? Maybe. But, I’ll be the first to admit, I have been deeply and emotionally affected by...

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Emotional Rollercoaster: The Highs and Lows of Being a Lifelong Cavaliers Fan
Jun11

Emotional Rollercoaster: The Highs and Lows of Being a Lifelong Cavaliers Fan

With the tipoff to game four just a few hours away, I thought I’d take a minute to reflect on this season’s wild postseason run. This playoff run has truly been a microcosm of what it’s been like to be a Cavs fan for the past 30 years – drama, injuries, buzzer-beating game winners and losers, unlikely heros, cosmic highs and crushing lows. It’s really had it all.   I’ll leave the stats and specifics to the talking heads on ESPN...

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I Have Only Come Here Seeking Knowledge
May03

I Have Only Come Here Seeking Knowledge

When I first entered the thunderdome that was our Legend or Lame series on Sting I was a firm believer that this man, this Gordon, could in no way be considered a legendary figure. I mean the dude’s name is Gordon and he changed his name to a verb! Who does that? Well throughout the rounds of our arguments, I began to see the other side of this battle. The little Gordon that buzzed is in fact an accomplished songwriter, musician...

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ReDISCover Your Own Music Collection
Feb26

ReDISCover Your Own Music Collection

Digital music files, streaming content and high-speed internet connections have done incredible things for music lovers. Now, in an instant, you can find and play just about any song you can imagine. Voice commands and buttons on your headphones allow you to skip tracks with ease and create personalized playlists on the fly. But, is this all a good thing? What ever happened to listening to an album, start to finish? Has digital killed...

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