Music Brought to You By the Letter: “Q” – QueensrĂżche

ARTIST: QueensrĂżche SONG: “I Don’t Believe in Love” ALBUM: OPERATION: MINDCRIME, available now QueensrĂżche might have put concept albums and rock opera albums on the “metal” map with OPERATION: MINDCRIME. It was their 3rd studio release and gave us the story of a recovering drug addict who becomes disillusioned with the corrupt society of his time and reluctantly becomes involved with a revolutionary group as an assassin … Continue reading Music Brought to You By the Letter: “Q” – QueensrĂżche

Music Brought to You by the Letter: “P” – Portishead

ARTIST: Portishead SONG: “Sour Times” ALBUM: DUMMY, available now This artist was actually chosen by a reader/follower on Twitter and I’m bummed their account is no longer active because I had kind of forgotten how much I dug DUMMY by PORTISHEAD and how much I loved “Sour Times.” I want to say thanks to them, so a shout to the PORTISHEAD fan! PORTISHEAD: Facebook | Twitter | Website Continue reading Music Brought to You by the Letter: “P” – Portishead

Music Brought to You by the Letter: “M” – Matthew Ryan

ARTIST: Matthew Ryan SONG: “Boxers” ALBUM: BOXERS, available on iTunes | Bandcamp | Amazon I am very excited to get my hands on BOXERS, MATTHEW RYAN‘s brand spanking new album that’s due out tomorrow (Oct 14th). In honor of his new album, we feature the title track “Boxers” as our song by the Letter M. My favorite lyric is “How do you say goodbye to a dream that … Continue reading Music Brought to You by the Letter: “M” – Matthew Ryan

Music Brought to You by the Letter: “L” – Linus Young

ARTIST: Linus Young SONG: “Home” ALBUM: CATEGORY 5, available now I know LINUS YOUNG has been “The Letter L” before, and when they stop inspiring me to share their music, I’ll stop writing about them. When CATEGORY 5 was released, I was scared I wouldn’t like the album. Especially since I’ve been patiently waiting for it and had high hopes it was going to be … Continue reading Music Brought to You by the Letter: “L” – Linus Young

Music Brought to You by the Letter: “H” – Hayes Carll

ARTIST: Hayes Carll SONG: “KMAG YOYO” ALBUM: KMAG YOYO (& other American stories) This version is from KDHX in St. Louis and it’s one my favorite HAYES CARLL song. I like the story telling of a druggie’s trip to the moon via the US government. HAYES CARLL: Facebook | Twitter | Website Continue reading Music Brought to You by the Letter: “H” – Hayes Carll

MUSIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE LETTER: “F” – The Four Horsemen

ARTIST: The Four Horsemen SONG: “Nobody Said It Was Easy” ALBUM: NOBODY SAID IT WAS EASY, available on Amazon. Sadly lead singer, Frank C. Starr, was hit by a drunk driver and suffered head trauma that left him in a coma. Following his death in 1999, the band broke up. THE FOUR HORSEMEN came onto the rock scene in a sea of hair spray and mascara … Continue reading MUSIC BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE LETTER: “F” – The Four Horsemen