Author Archives: PhilMaq

Memorial Day, Buckets, and Mint Juleps, on Wednesday Morning’s “Theme Attic,” 10AM-12 Noon EDT!!!

Memorial Day weekend is considered the unofficial start of summer and Wednesday morning’s “Theme Attic” with Phil Maq, from 10AM-12Noon EDT, will kick things off! First up, there will be a somber look at music focused on the reason for … Continue reading

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“Are You Listening?”: A New Album By Billy Brandt and Sarana VerLin (Hint: You Should Be!)

It’s been almost four years to the day since the last brilliant Billy Brandt album, “The Time Is Now.” (Philby award winner.) It’s been almost five years since the last “Billy Brandt and Sarana VerLin collaboration, “Goin’ Home.” (Pre Philby … Continue reading

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Day 7 of New Rotation Albums List: “Get Well” by Birth of Joy!!!

Wow! Another Dutch band in recent rotation list joining “Vandenberg’s MoonKings!” I guess it’s obvious where some of the best new rock comes from! This is Day 7 of my “New Rotations: Albums” list! These are albums that are still … Continue reading

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The Semi-Annual Theme Attic Hall of Fame Continues on “Prime Time Theme Attic,” Monday Night, 8PM-10PM EDT!!!

One of the good things about having a second radio show is The Semi-Annual Theme Attic Hall of Fame show continues on to Monday night’s “Prime Time Theme Attic” with Phil Maq from 8PM-10PM EDT!!! Until this week’s “Top 9 … Continue reading

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Phil’s Faves: Albums, May 13, 2018

Over time, my listening habits have changed and at the moment I usually listen to albums completely through. I haven’t done that in years, but it’s actually very rewarding—particularly when the album is good. Every album that will be on … Continue reading

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Phil’s Faves: Songs, May 13, 2018

This is a weekly Top Ten list of what I consider to be the best songs that I listened to the previous week. Most songs will be current, but there are no boundaries. I’ve already stated on this web site … Continue reading

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Semi-Annual “Theme Attic Hall of Fame” Show, Wednesday Morning, 10A-12 Noon EDT!!!

It only happens twice a year, the middle of May and the middle of November. It’s the shows when I take the Theme Attic Hall of Fame artists out to play to put their greatness on display! Outside of new … Continue reading

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Day 6 of New Rotation Albums List: “Out From the Door” by Dylan McDonald and The Avians!!!

When I first started at WHFR, I thought I knew new music. I always purchased music by bands I didn’t know. The weekly ads from Best Buy, Target, and Circuit City were my road map. Now I was also smart … Continue reading

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Scott Martin Band

Another live chapter happens on Monday night’s “Prime Time Theme Attic” with Phil Maq, from 8PM-10PM EDT!!! Local rockers Scott Martin BAND will be performing LIVE and talking about some of the songs off of their Philby Award winning Album … Continue reading

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Phil’s Faves: Albums, May 6, 2018

Over time, my listening habits have changed and at the moment I usually listen to albums completely through. I haven’t done that in years, but it’s actually very rewarding—particularly when the album is good. Every album that will be on … Continue reading

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