Get On Your Dancing Shoes-Basement Jaxx- Junto

Joe K. Whenever I think of BASEMENT JAXX, the first thing that comes to mind (other than half of the parties I went to in high school) is the cover artwork of “Rooty”. The branch-chomping gorilla seems to be burned into my subconscious forever. Their music is just as unforgettable. Felix Buxton and Simon Ratcliffe … More Get On Your Dancing Shoes-Basement Jaxx- Junto

Tokyo, Unsigned

Text and photos by Kimberly Cecchini In a city of many signs, there was no sign. In Manhattan’s East Village, no sign is a sign in itself. On foreign soil, I’m not sure if by following the man in dark clothes on this darker street up a dark stairwell is a sign that we stumbled … More Tokyo, Unsigned

Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know About the Health Benefits of Music

Text by Dr. Nina Radcliff, Feature photo by Kimberly Cecchini “Alex, I’ll go with Art Forms for $1000.” Question: Shedding tears of joy, the desire to rhythmically move your body, and bringing people together are brought about by this art form. Answer: What is music? Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know About the Health … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know About the Health Benefits of Music

Ariana Grande- My Everything (My Jumping The Shark Moment)

Written by Joe K. This is a test……this is only a test. Ever since I started writing music reviews, I have stuck to music genres within my realm of interest. So in an attempt to spread my wings, I decided to write about something not in my wheelhouse. (If I am anything, it’s adventurous..just ask … More Ariana Grande- My Everything (My Jumping The Shark Moment)

New Music King of New Orleans: Benjamin Booker

To these ears, newcomer Benjamin Booker sounds like 25 year old working on a 45 year smoking habit.  On his debut album, the New Orleans native harkens back to the days when Southern roots rock was king, packing in plenty of the bluesy twang, gospel, and guitar tones that Jack White loves so much. Benjamin Booker leaves us … More New Music King of New Orleans: Benjamin Booker

The Future Is Older Than The Past: How To Dress Well

Text by Joe K. How To Dress Well is ‘Renaissance man’ Tom Krell; he is working on a philosophy doctorate by day and swooning the pants off of the ladies by night with his brand of electro-RnB.  His third album, What Is This Heart?, came out late June. His late 80’s/early 90’s R&B influences bursts … More The Future Is Older Than The Past: How To Dress Well

Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know About Quitting Smoking

Text by Dr. Nina Radcliff/Feature photo by Kimberly Cecchini Can Somebody Put Out That Fire? My Bank Account is Going Up in Smoke! Would you like to have an extra $3,120.75 in your pocket for the holidays? No, this is not a “work from home” or “get rich quick” gimmick. It is the annual cost … More Dr. Nina’s What You Need to Know About Quitting Smoking

Langstrasse – Has Zurich’s Red Light Been Replaced?

Text and Photos by Kimberly Cecchini Langstrasse is German for “Long Street” and that it is. Of course, yours truly, hoofed it. Every metropolis has its dark underbelly, and Langstrasse is, or at least was, Zurich’s. Once known as the red light district, travel sites now hail it as a Swiss Brooklyn (which really drives … More Langstrasse – Has Zurich’s Red Light Been Replaced?