Showing posts from July, 2011

ODD SOUL - In Pieces

If you are as big of a MUTEMATH fan as I am, then you are fully aware that their latest LP, "ODD SOUL" is scheduled to be released on October 4, 2011. The word I've been hearing for the last few months is. . . this is going to be THE ALBUM that will make MM a household name!! Although. . . they've been a household name in my house from the beginning! I predicted back in 2005 they would be making the late night talk show circuit and not too long after. . . it all happened. . . from Craig Ferguson to Letterman!! Mark my words, folks. . . SNL is just around the corner!!!! If you are an Adam LaClave fan, then you'll recognize the coined term "odd soul," which Adam used to describe the combination of soul music and glam rock he created with friend, Jonathan Allen as "Club of the Sons." And can I just interject that COTS' release of "Young Quanta" is pure genius?? I absolutely LOVE this album!!!! (alittl

AI 2011 Tour Rocks Seattle/Everett!

It was an amazing night for those who attended American Idol’s tour of the final 11! Pia Toscano, Lauren Alaina, Jacob Lusk, Casey Abrams, Thia Megia, Paul McDonald, Haley Reinhart, James Durbin, Stefano Langone, Naima Adedapo and of course the winner of AI 2011; Scotty McCreery performed to a sold out crowd and did not disappoint!! The 2nd stop on their tour here in Washington had a few kinks in it, but none that were too noticeable. Staging is simple with backdrops changing with the songs. Sound was GREAT!! Everyone gave it their all and sound so much better live. I was truly impressed!! Thanks to "mjsbigblog" for posting the set list, you can check it out here Favorite moments for me were, of course, Casey’s set singing “Smooth” by Rob Thomas and Santana, “Moanin” with Haley, and "Harder to Breath" by Maroon 5. I loved his rendition of “Smooth,” standing at the top of the stage with his bass, singing jazzy slow and smooth!!! It was very nice. Definitely can see C