#Bandcampgold-Texas Piano Man by Robert Ellis

#Bandcampgold-Texas Piano Man by Robert Ellis by Dan-O Texas Piano Man is a country album in 2019. It wouldn’t be in 1973. If this album was released in 1973 it would be a part of that oddball singer-songwriter genre Randy Newman, Michael Franks, and Nilsson championed. Conceptually Ellis messes with the audience and knows he has toContinue reading “#Bandcampgold-Texas Piano Man by Robert Ellis”

Song Review-10 Piece by Curren$y & Wiz Khalifa produced by Dame Grease

  Song Review-10 Piece by Curren$y & Wiz Khalifa produced by Dame Grease by Dan-O The mixtape era taught artists how to sell themselves post-music industry collapse. When Wiz & Curren$y dropped How Fly they outlined their rap and lifestyle values without any A & R influence or board meetings to approve. They sent it right toContinue reading “Song Review-10 Piece by Curren$y & Wiz Khalifa produced by Dame Grease”

#Bandcampgold-New Breed by Dawn

#Bandcampgold-New Breed by Dawn by Dan-O I am strangely protective of Dawn Richard place in music. I have never heard a Danity Kane song and really only got into her when she took her career by the horns solo. In casual conversation I frequently tell people she is MY Beyonce. Her dedication to dance pop isContinue reading “#Bandcampgold-New Breed by Dawn”

Mixtape Review-#TDT by Big K.R.I.T.

Mixtape Review-#TDT by Big K.R.I.T. by Dan-O I would love to talk to Drake. When he went on Lebron James HBO show The Shop he was asked about the legacy of a truly great artist namely how to assess the ups and downs. The point he made has stuck with me, for Drake, a great artistContinue reading “Mixtape Review-#TDT by Big K.R.I.T.”