What If The Grammy’s Didn’t Completely suck? And why they do.

What If The Grammy’s Didn’t Completely suck? And why they do. by Dan-O I remember being angry about how much the Grammy’s suck since grade school. It was just a sad naked reality. A giant bloated out of touch parent leaning over and saying “That Will Smith, huh?! Best rapper alive.” Interestingly, their problem isContinue reading “What If The Grammy’s Didn’t Completely suck? And why they do.”

#Bandcampgold-Kiwanuka by Michael Kiwanuka produced by Danger Mouse

#Bandcampgold-Kiwanuka by Michael Kiwanuka  produced by Danger Mouse by Dan-O An albums first song needs to put you squarely in their world, so the rest of the songs can expand it. Think about how important it is to start Eric B & Rakim’s Paid In Full with I Ain’t No Joke. My go-to favorite first song-off-an-album this year was CuzContinue reading “#Bandcampgold-Kiwanuka by Michael Kiwanuka produced by Danger Mouse”

Song of The Year-Cuz I Love You by Lizzo

Song of The Year- Cuz I Love You by Lizzo By Dan-O This is my favorite first song of the year (it’s from the self-titled album). Sure, Lizzo has a show stopping voice of the kind I would stab an alien for. That is not the most exciting thing about Lizzo. I can’t get enough ofContinue reading “Song of The Year-Cuz I Love You by Lizzo”

Song of The Year-Play by Big Freedia featuring Goldiie

Song of The Year-Play by Big Freedia featuring Goldiie by Dan-O When I heard the album Just Be Free in 2014 I must have listened to it the way the kids look at the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park (early part of the movie). Living in Maine I’m sure I expressed wide -eyed tap- the-glass confusionContinue reading “Song of The Year-Play by Big Freedia featuring Goldiie”