Bohemian Rhapsody Movie Review

Mom and the Millennial are doing something a little different this week. We’re reviewing a movie. But it’s a movie about music, namely “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Instead of our usual “What We’re Listening To” section, we’ll each be writing about our favorite Queen song.  Spoiler Warning! Millennial: Having never seen a biopic, I was super excited to see “Bohemian Rhapsody,” especially since my boy, Rami Malek, … Continue reading Bohemian Rhapsody Movie Review

Shake the Spirit – Elle King

Mom: I’m glad we have the chance to review an Elle King album, since you’re the person who first made me aware of this singer we both enjoy. I’m also happy to say I thoroughly enjoyed King’s second album, Shake the Spirit. Although the songs on this album came from a rough period in the singer’s life (a quickie marriage to a man she’d known … Continue reading Shake the Spirit – Elle King

ACL Fest 2018 Wrap-Up

Mom: Our ACL experience for 2018 is complete, and after a few days to recover, I have some thoughts on the event.  The changes made last year, like adding more overall area to the festival, especially more space for relaxing in the shade, and upgrading the port-a-potties, make for a much more enjoyable weekend. It seems C3, the event’s producers, took some of the flak … Continue reading ACL Fest 2018 Wrap-Up

ACL Festival Sunday Recap – 10/7/2018

We had a great last day at ACL 2018, with good shows start to finish. We saw the Ghost of Paul Revere, Flor de Toloache, Elle King, Janelle Monae, Tinashe, Phoenix, Shakey Graves and Travis Scott. Once again, we’re joined by our guest bloggers, Kat Galore and Auntie Dearest. We had such a great time, we’re already making plans for next year! Best show Mom: … Continue reading ACL Festival Sunday Recap – 10/7/2018

ACL Festival Saturday Recap – 10/6/2018

  Mom and the Millennial had a laid-back, but fun second day at ACL 2018. We saw six shows:  Durand Jones and the Indications, The Breeders, Sweet Spirit, Brandi Carlile, Nelly, St. Vincent. Again, joining us for our recap are two guest bloggers, Mom’s sisters/Millennial’s aunts, Auntie Dearest and Kat Galore. Here are our thoughts on Day 2. Best show Auntie Dearest: Durand Jones and the … Continue reading ACL Festival Saturday Recap – 10/6/2018

Room 25 – Noname

Mom Warning: Some of these songs contain explicit language and themes. Millennial: I have been hearing so much about Noname. On Youtube, on music blogs, and even in the news. I had never listened to her music before except her collaborations with Chance the Rapper. Since she is coming to ACL, and we are both trying to figure out who else we want to see at … Continue reading Room 25 – Noname

Can’t Wake Up – Shakey Graves

This week, Mom and the Millennial are doing something a little bit different. One of Mom’s friends asked what we thought of Shakey Graves’ latest album, Can’t Wake Up. Mom already had an opinion, but decided the Millennial should weigh in as well, even though the album’s been out a few months. If any of our readers have something in particular you’d like us to … Continue reading Can’t Wake Up – Shakey Graves

Sweetener – Ariana Grande

Mom: When you suggested reviewing Ariana Grande’s new album, Sweetener, I wasn’t happy. I think of her as one of the representatives of some of the things I hate most about Top 40 music: overly-produced instrumentation, reliance on melismas and other show-offy vocal acrobatics, and mediocre song writing. I must admit, I was pleasantly surprised when I listened to Sweetener. Not that I think I’ll … Continue reading Sweetener – Ariana Grande

finding it hard to smile – lovelytheband

Millennial: lovelytheband is one of the bands I want to see at the Austin City Limits Music Festival this year! I haven’t really listened to them much before, but they just released a new album, finding it hard to smile, so I was excited to see what they had to offer. The band’s songs cover topics that hit home for me, specifically the ones on … Continue reading finding it hard to smile – lovelytheband