Tag: Sting

Release Radar 6/17/22 - Mt. Joy vs Pete Yorn

Release Radar 6/17/22 - Mt. Joy vs Pete Yorn
This week we had two big album releases by Pete Yorn and Mt. Joy, respectfully. Pete’s first single, “Elizabeth Taylor” is an earworm that will have you endlessly singing, “I’ll find my own way home.” “Never Go” is another standout that feels like retro Yorn. Has he returned to form? Yes. While Hawaii is a... Read more »

Release Radar - 3/25/22 - Sting vs Good Morning

Release Radar - 3/25/22 -  Sting vs Good Morning
“There’s no such thing as a winnable war/It’s a lie we don’t believe anymore.” Sting Sting posted a moving version of his song “Russians” saying, “I’ve only rarely sung this song in the many years since it was written because I never thought it would be relevant again. But, in the light of one man’s... Read more »

Release Radar 11/26/21 - The Lemonheads vs Dionne Warwick

Release Radar 11/26/21 - The Lemonheads vs Dionne Warwick
The Lemonheads are now on my #RADAR again. It looks as though It’s A Shame About Ray will get the deluxe treatment, with a 30th Anniversary Edition that includes this unreleased version of “My Drug Buddy (KCRW Session)” from 1992. I had so much potential back then (1992), and so did The Lemonheads. This was... Read more »
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Release Radar 11/19/21 - Sting vs Alex Islay

Release Radar 11/19/21 - Sting vs Alex Islay
Winter is here. But, we still have bright bands of sunshine blasting through the clouds this Friday morning! “Doing It Over” is definitely showing a new side of The Districts. A stripped back journey that barely even sounds like Rob Grote. This next batch of songs should be really interesting as we see the young... Read more »

Release Radar 1/15/21 - Pete Yorn vs Sting

Release Radar 1/15/21 - Pete Yorn vs Sting
Hello, cruel world! The snow is falling in Chicago and it looks gorgeous from the basement window. A fresh blanket of white covers the city dirt. So good to see Pete Yorn in my Release Radar this Friday morning. He adds his own special touch to Kirsty MacColl’s “They Don’t Know.” Marc “Doc” Dauer is playing... Read more »