Mustard Plug – In Black and White

There’s a feeling I get when my mind turns to The English Beat (or The Beat, for you purists). I’d call it nostalgia, but nostalgia alone can’t explain how the band continues to pack nightclubs some 25-30 years after its last major hit. And it can’t be dismissed as some uncanny, one-hit-wonder attraction either. For […]

Various Artists – Take Action! Volume 4 – Sub City Records

Take Action! Volume 4

“Every 17 minutes, at least six Americans lose a loved one to suicide, for a total loss of life to suicide of more than 30,000 people each year.” That’s what reads inside the cover of this 2 volume compilation of artists, coming together to contribute to The National Hopeline Network, a suicide prevention and crisis […]

Melee – Everyday Behavior

There’s a scene at the beginning of the movie “When Harry Met Sally,” where Harry asks Sally to tell him her life story as a way to pass the 17-hour drive from Chicago to New York. As a recent college graduate, she tells Harry that her life story wouldn’t get them out of Chicago because […]