I recently went home, and while driving around my childhood neighborhood, I’d listen to songs from my Wonder Years that reminded of my first love. My best friends. My family. Emotions hit me hard. Sometimes wishing was 12 years old again. Yep. I cried.
A highlight for me was last year in 2022. After the Wenatchee Pride Festival in Wenatchee they had a karaoke event at the Numerica Performing Arts Center. I got to perform on stage at the PAC in front of a wild crowd and it was exhilarating! Easily the best karaoke I have ever done in my life.
I am going to do a series of my favorite albums of all time. I figured the best place to start was with what might be my favorite album of all time. Ask me any given day and it could 1 of a few different albums, but My Chemical Romance – The Black Parade will always be in the top 5.
You ever put a child in their car seat, taken them on a drive and gotten them to fall asleep, or calm down? Seems as though my mother had to do that quite often and I did as well with my little. Some may say it’s because of the “car noises and movements” that will put them to sleep, which I totally agree with, but what about the music that is being played in that moment? If the music is calming, for sure that plays a factor, if it’s chaotic,
The Grunge Era... The Seattle Sound, the Nirvana Days, the “What the Heck Are You Listening to” from parents. I was just a tot, in the eyes of music when this era rocked our world. Proud to say I got to listen to a ton of different bands from that time because well, my mom was fresh out of high school and in her “prime” of music listening, and coming from Washington State, of course she would be o