Amy Brooks' Pick of the Week

Amy's Pick Of the Week: The 1975 "Give Yourself A Try"

There has never been a time where I have ever said "what's the big thing with The 1975"?  I get it, I do.  There's a lot of appeal to this 4 piece from the universe's rock music mecca, Manchester, England.  Not least of which begs the question: "What IS Matty Healy up to now"? After originally…

Oh Joy Begin! New Music From Dave Matthews Band - "Samurai Cop"

Just last week Dave Matthews Band dropped their 1st song from their upcoming 9th studio album, Come Tomorrow, their first full length since 2012, an album that Dave created in studios all across the U.S. with many different producers. With all the DMB fans scattered about and for the sheer fact that they persevere I wanted to…

Amy's Pick Of The Week: Bastille "Quarter Past Midnight" - Amy Brooks

The album isn't quite finished but this song definitely was, so why keep it on the shelf with Bastille fans chomping at the bit for a fix? Bastille's Dan Smith decided wisely to release it well ahead of their new album which is still in the mixing stage.  Glad he did.  There is no one…

Amy's Pick Of The Week: Stone Temple Pilots's Entire NEW Self Titled Album

Yes, my pick of the week this week is an entire album, Stone Temple Pilot's new self titled album.  STP is a legendary, storied and beloved band born and raised in the 90's rock era, an era that fans like me refuse to let go of, as allll of those Nirvana, Soundgarden, Alice in Chains,…

Amy's Pick Of The Week AJR (feat Rivers Cuomo) "Sober Up" - Amy Brooks

Who IS AJR?  And how on earth did this new band hook up with Rivers Cuomo?  Reasonable questions, with simple answers. It's a great and simple story and I've got it for you right here: AJR is a trio of brothers named Adam, Jack and Ryan Met.  They are multi-instrumentalists who grew up on the island…

New: Moon Taxi "Two High" Pick Of The Week - Amy Brooks

As it has seemed to have taken Moon Taxi, a grass roots, down to earth Nashville quintet, who formed in 2006, to get some traction. But while these amazing musicians have stuck with their career of choice, we fans are sure glad they have, because their persistence has paid off. Enter Moon Taxi's new track…

New Music: Amy's Pick Of The Week - Foo Fighters "Sunday Rain"

Most dislike a rainy Sunday, but I don't mind them once in a while, after all, it gives us an excuse to do....nothing.  And I rarely have that excuse, you know the drill; kids, work blah blah blah.  But man, there isn't a better Sunday rain than this awesome new bluesy, driving song off Foo…

Amy's Pick Of The Week - Alice Merton "No Roots"

Her name is Alice Merton.  24 years ago she was born in Frankfurt, Germany then her journey and all the material for her music began. You see, thanks to her dad's job and other family factors, growing up Alice has lived in Ontario, Connecticut, New York, Munich, London, and Berlin among other cities.  Not hard to see how and…

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