Five Fave: 1995 25th Anniversary Albums – Female Vocals

1995 was a decade where music took many interesting turns. “Alternative” wasn’t just a new genre, it was a true description of the multiple choices listeners had, as new artists emerged with unique sounds, established artists went solo, and everybody pushed musical boundaries. Glam and bubble-gum were in the rearview mirror, grunge had turned mainstream, country was going pop, and hip-hop was starting to dominate, eventually finding its way into rock and roll. 25 years …

Five Fave: 1995 25th Anniversary Albums – Male Vocals

1995 was a decade where music took many interesting turns. “Alternative” wasn’t just a new genre, it was a true description of the multiple choices listeners had, as new artists emerged with unique sounds, established artists went solo, and everybody pushed musical boundaries. Glam and bubble-gum were in the rearview mirror, grunge had turned mainstream, country was going pop, and hip-hop was starting to dominate, eventually finding its way into rock and roll. 25 years …

Five Fave: Eddie Van Halen Guitar Riffs

Words by Johnnie Crow, Images by Freddy Salazar and Vernon L. Gowdy III

Photograph owned and copyrighted by Freddy Salazar.
June 15, 1984 Myriad OKC, OK.

Sadly, Edward Van Halen, ground-breaking guitarist for the legendary California rock band Van Halen, has lost his long battle with cancer. He excited millions and inspired generations with his unique sounds and artistic style. Few artists have been able to create something so new and different, that it becomes …

Five Fave – KAABOO Del Mar Musical Performances

For the past 5 years, the Del Mar Fairgrounds has hosted San Diego’s biggest music festival, KAABOO Del Mar. With an idyllic location adjacent to the beach and the Del Mar Racetrack, the festival grew into THE destination for every genre of live music, world-class comedy, craft food and beverages, and art. The festival was sold and planned to move to downtown San Diego, in and around Petco Park, but this year’s event didn’t happen. …

Five Fave: Rock Singles Of 2020 So Far

2020 has been a tumultuous year, to say the least. A worldwide pandemic, an historic human rights movement, and the death of legendary musicians has rocked the world unlike any year in recent memory. Live concerts, festivals and tours have come to a stop. Planned album release cycles have been put on hold. Several artists have released singles that help us connect and deal with the issues that 2020 has forced upon us. These are …

Five Fave: Police Procedural Dramas

Let’s start this with an open mind and an open heart. We all care about the police. We all support the police. We all need the police. We respect the stressful nature of their job and the difficulty of the positions they place themselves in. We all recognize that they are individual human beings, with everything that comes with that. They are the law, but they are not above the law. When they break the …

Five Fave: Women Who Rock Our World

Happy Mother’s Day to all of the wonderful mothers out there who literally made us, and figuratively made us who we are. There have been some great videos released this year, and these are some of the best. In honor of all women, here are our Five Fave Women Who Rock Our World.

5. Cristina Scabbia of Lacuna Coil

Lacuna Coil ©2017 Johnnie Crow Photos

4. Maria Brink of In This Moment

In This Moment

Five Fave: How To Netflix And Quarantine – Insanely Ridiculous Comedy Series

So you’re still doing your part staying home in self quarantine. Now is the perfect time to catch up on your binge watching. With as surreal as life has been lately, you may as well ride the wave and explore the most implausible of comedic situations. Here are our Five Fave Netflix And Quarantine – Insanely Ridiculous Comedy Series:

5. Arrested Development5 Seasons, 84 Episodes, plus a Season 4 Remix with …

Five Fave: Bond Girls

This week, the 25th James Bond film, No Time To Die, was set to be released in movie theaters worldwide. The fifth and final chapter featuring Daniel Craig as 007, is highly anticipated, as many consider Craig to be the ultimate Bond (#2 at worst) and his feature run has been the most consistently excellent in the 5 decades of the franchise. While we wait, let’s take a look back on what makes James …

Five Fave: Bond Songs

This week, the 25th official James Bond film, No Time To Die, was set to be released in movie theaters worldwide. The fifth and final chapter featuring Daniel Craig as 007, is highly anticipated, as many consider Craig to be the ultimate Bond (#2 at worst) and his feature run has been the most consistently excellent in the 5 decades of the franchise. While we wait, let’s listen to the amazing theme songs …

Five Fave: Fun Things To Do With Disney+ In Quarantine

So you’ve got at least another month to self quarantine. Now is the perfect time to catch up on your binge watching. Disney+ is the newest streaming service, so why not have some fun exploring what is has to offer. Here are our Five Fave Fun Things To Do With Disney+ In Quarantine:

5. See how many movies you can find where the main character’s parents die early in the movie, or are already …

Five Fave: Moments Of 2020 Golden Globes

The 2020 Golden Globes awards were handed out in Hollywood tonight for the best work in television and movies for the past year. The night was full of emotion, with humor, appreciation and empathy evident throughout the show. There were many wonderful speeches, particularly when nearly half of the recipients seemed genuinely shocked to have won over their more famous fellow nominees. Tom Hanks was choked up while thanking his wife and 5 children for …