Reviews

Music-Slam Presents: The 2004 Grammy Awards Recap (Now With Video!)

Music-Slam Presents: The 2004 Grammy Awards Recap (Now With Video!)

8.2.2004: LIVE from the plastic surgery capital of the world, Meg Ryan’s face Los Angeles, CA; it’s the 43rd Grammy Awards! The STAPLES Center is packed with industry heavyweights and radio contest winners. Your host tonight is no one in particular. The curtains rise and… -Here’s the artist currently known as Prince playing the opening […]

Music-Slam Presents: The 2009 Grammy Awards Nominations Concert Recap

Music-Slam Presents: The 2009 Grammy Awards Nominations Concert Recap

The Knicks and Nets were losing by a combined 42 pts at 9:00 pm, so I decided to watch the Grammy Nominations Special.  I also decided to do a live-blog, taking advantage of Twitter, Tivo and my cell phone.  It’s a definite improvement over 2003, when all I had was a pencil, a notebook and […]

Music-Slam Album Review: Murs and 9th Wonder - Murray's Revenge

Music-Slam Album Review: Murs and 9th Wonder – Murray’s Revenge

Murs and 9th Wonder Murray’s Revenge – 10 tracks – 32:09 This record is just a splendid summer rap album. 9th Wonder’s beats are light with a good balance of sampling. “Yesterday & Today” has a very clever arrangement of a sample from William Bell’s “”Yesterday I Lied, Today I Cried”. And Murs’ songwritting is […]

Music-Slam Album Review: John Lee Hooker: The Best of John Lee Hooker 1965 to 1974

Music-Slam Album Review: Kings of Leon – Aha Shake Heartbreak

Music-Slam Album Review: Switchfoot “The Beautiful Letdown”

Music Review: Jessica Simpson “These Boots Are Made For Walkin’”

A review of both Nancy Sinatra’s “These Boots Are Made For Walkin” and Jessica Simpson’s cover.

Music Review: Michael Jackson “Billie Jean”

Michael Jackson’s affair with a groupie comes back to haunt him in the persuasive “Billie Jean.”