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Rant ‘N’ Roll: The Coloursound

It’s the toughest thing in the world to be an independent band nowadays. Talent, unfortunately, isn’t even high on the list of imperatives in order to succeed in the music business. In fact, it’s a pretty damn ...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: I Am Elvis

It’s true. I’m really Elvis. He resides within me, alive and vibrant. Just like he resided within Andy Kaufman (1949-1984), the comedian, performance artist and wrestler. When Kaufman, most known for his La...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: Still Rolling

So, next year the Rolling Stones will celebrate a half-century of being a rock ’n’ roll band. Are there any plans? They’re being coy. But I’ll tell you this: If the dear lovable, demented genius Brian Wilso...

Rant ‘N’ Roll: CD Pile

Where It All Begins (Stax/Concord) is the sixth album from “The First Daughter Of Soul,” Lalah Hathaway, whose father, Donny Hathaway (1945-1979) recorded five ‘70s albums (two with Roberta Flack). Its 12 t...