Category Archives: Album review

Day 8 of New Rotation Albums List: “Arrival and Departures” by Phil Ayoub!!!

My next selection is, “Arrivals and Departures” by Phil Ayoub. Wow! Another “Phil” makes my List to join Phil Lee! Two Phils! Two Dutch bands! Go figure! The album was released in 2010—although I only started listening to it a … Continue reading

Posted in Album review, New Rotation Albums, Video "Q"sings | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“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

Posted in Album review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Album review, New Rotation Albums, Video "Q"sings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Album review, New Rotation Albums, Video "Q"sings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 5 of New Rotations List: “All Your Favorite Bands” by Dawes!!!

“All Your Favorite Bands” by Dawes (Philby Album Award Winner)  https://philmaq.com/philbys/2016-philby-album-award-winners/ is another album that starts right off with a great hook and then continues to supply them all the way through the album! This is Day 5 of my … Continue reading

Posted in Album review, New Rotation Albums, Video "Q"sings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Day 4 of New Rotations List: “Revolutions” by The Liquid Scene!!!

“Revolutions” by The Liquid Scene is a special album. This is Day 4 of my “New Rotations: Albums” list! These are albums that are still in my listening rotation beyond what I would consider to be a normal run on … Continue reading

Posted in Album review, Rotation Albums "New" | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seth Bernard’s “Eggtone Blues”: One of a Kind!!!

Seth Bernard has already been a Philby Award winner, so I am always interested in what musical sojourns he decides to embark upon. However, when I checked out his “Eggtone Blues” album from earlier in 2017, I wasn’t quite sure … Continue reading

Posted in Album review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Seth Bernard’s “Eggtone Blues”: One of a Kind!!!

Seth Bernard has already been a Philby Award winner, so I am always interested in what musical sojourns he decides to embark upon. However, when I checked out his “Eggtone Blues” album from earlier in 2017, I wasn’t quite sure … Continue reading

Posted in Album review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Steak and Shakin’ With Signal Flags!!!

  Seattle based band Signal Flags released their sophomore album, “Steak and Shake,” a few months ago. It was a follow up to their debut album, “Conversations With Signal Flags,” an album title that always brought me much amusement when … Continue reading

Posted in Album review, Pre Show Fun | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wendy Webb’s “Step Out of Line” Features Detailed Songs and Incredible Vocals!!!

It’s been more than two years since Wendy Webb released her multi-Philby Award winning album—including 2015 Album of the Year, “This Is the Moment,” but she’s taking care of that right now. Her latest album, “Step Out of Line,” has … Continue reading

Posted in Album review | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment