December 30th, 2018

FINALLY I've gotten around to posting this.  Yes, I know it's down to the wire but it's not 2019 yet so I'm still in the clear.  Now I know the other DJs posted their favorite albums of 2018.  As for me, I'm doing my year wrap up a little differently.  Since I have been able to drive, every year I make a playlist to end the year...

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Stealing Mase’s Job

August 20th, 2018

Mase, I'm sorry but I'm stealing your job.   Well, just for this blog post...   As you all know, Mase hosts the Five Spot weekdays at 5pm where he features the five most requested songs of the day.  So I have taken the liberty to take over the Five Spot via blog post.  However, I'm putting a little twist on it by f...

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Everyone with a Broken Heart Ends Up at a Brian Fallon Concert

August 16th, 2018

The first time I listened to Brian Fallon I had a few drinks while sitting on my balcony, spinning the "Painkillers" record on my dad's old 1960-ish "portable" GE turntable.  At the time I was in the middle of a complicated, messy break up with a guy I fell in love with far too quickly.  As I listened to each track, I was not even kinda p...

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Rock Local

August 10th, 2018

Rewind to 9 years ago.   I was 13 years old, sitting in the back seat with my best friend as her mom drove her white Subaru Forester down Route 224.  Right off of 224 in Canfield, Ohio, there is an old log cabin in the middle of a field.  For the first (and to my knowledge the only) time this space was hosting a local band showcase...

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