Tag Archives: Music – Feature

Tricks of the Trade: Cheap Trick’s Advice is Worth Paying For

What is it about Cheap Trick that’s allowed this quartet to endure four plus decades? Could it be the simple combination of hooks, harmonies and fat riffs that easily makes them the greatest American power pop band still trodding the stage? Or is their enduring appeal found in the cartoonish approach to rock and roll

Laith Al-Saadi, The Voice finalist from Ann Arbor plays Toledo

Laith Al-Saadi, a finalist on NBC’s singing competition, The Voice, can’t say much about the experience, due to the all-inclusive non-disclosure agreement that he signed before he could participate. He can’t tell you what his coach, Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine, was like offscreen. He can’t tell you why he chose to sing “The Letter”

Indie pop siblings, The Old Adage, brings a new sound

How many times have you listened to a new artist and instantly compared it to something you’ve already heard? Or how about listening to an album all the way through before realizing every song sounded the same? Sometimes, experiments run flat and even the most unique sound can turn tired without change. To keep things