The Musical Divide’s Top 50 Songs Of 2018 (Part One)

The Musical Divide’s third list of five launches today. While crafting an artistic statement in the form of an album is important, crafting an excellent song is arguably harder. Albums give artists an average of half an hour to an hour (typically) to win you over. Meanwhile, songs have to do the same job within… Read More The Musical Divide’s Top 50 Songs Of 2018 (Part One)

Album Review: Jason Boland And The Stragglers – ‘Hard Times Are Relative’

The short version: While ‘Hard Times Are Relative’ feels largely uninspired, there a few downright excellent songs.  The long version: It’s not surprising to hear Jason Boland and the Stragglers go back to their roots on their newest album. Squelch was an excellent effort, but its ultimate message flew over too many heads to hold up as… Read More Album Review: Jason Boland And The Stragglers – ‘Hard Times Are Relative’