RIP CJ Harris

Posted by Greg on Jan 16, 2023 in Music

On a solemn day, there’s even more solemn news in the music world. While not nearly as titanic or world-renowned as Jeff Beck, singer/songwriter CJ Harris was an American Idol contestant who finished sixth during the 2014 season. According to reports, he died of a heart attack and was rushed to the hospital but did not survive. Read more…


Leslie Jordan Benefit Concert Scheduled for Feb. 19

Posted by Greg on Jan 10, 2023 in Music

Those in around the Nashville area might want to put Feb. 19 on their calendar. That night, the Grand Ole Opry House, hosts Reportin’ for Duty: A Tribute to Leslie Jordan. Read more…


Bonnaroo Announces 2023 Lineup

Posted by Greg on Jan 10, 2023 in Music


Despite having never attended it live, Bonnaroo remains the standard-bearer for best concert festival in the country. Now in its 21st year it continues to amass some of the best talent in the country on a most consistent basis. Since 2012, this write has tuned in to the live streams via YouTube rather consistently and look forward to that tradition continuing again this year. Read more…


Colony House Readies Headlining Tour

Posted by Greg on Jan 8, 2023 in Music

Nashville indie-rockers Colony House are just mere weeks away from new album The Cannonballers and the subsequent The Cannonballers Tour. The headlining cross-country tour starts Feb. 11 in Nashville and runs through April. The Cannonballers, the band’s fourth studio album, is due out Feb. 3. Dallas, TX indie-rockers Little Image are slated to open the show each night. Read more…


Albums of the Year: 2022 Edition

Posted by Greg on Dec 22, 2022 in Music

Lists are stupid. I say it every year and I believe it to be true. But lists are “necessary” at the end of the year. Alas, here are the ten albums that touched us the most this year: Read more…


From the Vault: Mason Proper – Olly Oxen Free

Posted by Greg on Dec 21, 2022 in Music

As my wife and I continue the process of decluttering and getting a nursery ready (babies are due end of April, EEEEEEEEEP!) it is time to once again purge and rid myself of all the thousands of CDs I’ve amassed over the last three decades. Today’s jog down memory lane was 2009’s Olly Oxen Free from Michigan-by-way-of-Brooklyn, NY’s Mason Proper. Read more…


Film Rec of the Week: The Banshees of Inisherin

Posted by Greg on Nov 23, 2022 in Music

Martin McDonagh’s latest film The Banshees of Inisherin is a nearly perfect film with a most unsettling premise and a chilling, albeit near-perfect final scene. But that’s only half the rub. Set on a fictitious remote island off the coast of Ireland in the early 1920s, Banishees focuses on farmer Padraic (Colin Farrell) and his lifelong friend Colm, a folk musician. (Brendan Gleeson). Read more…


Foreigner Offers Hurricane Relief + Plans Farewell Tour

Posted by Greg on Nov 16, 2022 in Music

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Classic rock heavyweights Foreigner are in regular rotation in the SITH household so it only makes sense for us to share news of the band’s latest charitable efforts. The band, who just embarked on the Florida swing of their Greatest Hits tour, is parterning with Greater Good Music to provide groceries for Florida families affected and impacted by Hurricane Ian. Read more…


Dawes Get Jammy on New Album

Posted by Greg on Jul 22, 2022 in Music

Worst album cover ever. Best album of 2022 candidate. That about sums it up when it comes to Dawes’ latest release The Misadventures of Doomscroller. But since this is a site of opinions, we’ll do our best to offer one as well. Read more…


In Praise of FX’s The Old Man

Posted by Greg on Jul 7, 2022 in Music

Despite the ever-burgeoning popularity of narrative-based TV series and the endless streaming platforms that broadcast them, this analog writer refuses to fall for most of them. There’s something about a limited episode mini-series or a a two-hour movie that seems infinitely more rewarding than the 16+ hours or more time investment it takes to stay on top of series-based shows. Read more…

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