I held out hope I would never have to write what I’m about to write. I held true to my belief the online world would correct itself and reverse course from the horrid direction in which it was descending. But there’s no pulse anymore. The body’s gone cold, and the ambulance has been called. It’s time to declare the diva dead. Read more
People are always coming up to me and being like, “Clayton, you have such an amazing taste in music. Why don’t you focus your writing on music?” I like to consider myself much like Justin Timberlake in that I dabble in music, but my talents are too broad to contain.
OK. None of that is true, but in case you haven’t heard, JT released a new album yesterday called The 20/20 Experience. I’m here to give you my initial reaction and a power ranking of the tracks on JT’s return home to his “first talent.”
Recently I had the pleasure of getting to chat with Rob Baird, an up and comer on the country music scene (and former high school classmate), about his budding music career, his journey from Memphis to Texas, and his feelings on the music industry today.
After recently getting to perform at the famed Bluebird Café in Nashville, TN he will be making a stop in his hometown of Memphis tonight for a show at Minglewood Hall.
Here are some snippets from our conversation: Read more
Today the lineup for the annual Memphis in May Beale St. Music Festival was announced. And like most years, it’s a hodgepodge of artists from every genre imaginable. Some great, some good, some bad, some pathetic. Read more
I work in a pretty square environment. Suit and tie every day. Everyone uses PCs. What you would expect the behind the scenes departments of a bank to look like.
So in order to keep things in my particular office more cultured and more fun, I listen to music throughout the day with this little set-up. Read more
The best thing that Justin Timberlake could have done for himself and his brand was to NOT make music…
Because now that he is putting out a new album, his first in nearly seven years, the entire world is ready to bow down at his feet and proclaim him the new King of Pop. And they probably should because he deserves it. Read more