Quantum of Solace

The transition that Daniel Craig has made into the iconic character of James Bond has been as smooth as a baby's bottom. He has inhabited the character and made it his own. I think very soon, if he's not already, he will be thought of as the ultimate Bond. The Continue Reading

Grammy Nominees 2009

Normally I don't see the purpose of compilation albums in this era of downloading music. Why buy a compilation album when you can make your own? Well, throw that out the window when it comes to the Grammy Nominees albums. They are great collector's items in that it gives you Continue Reading

Danny Handes

While Danny Handes might be a new name in the music industry to most he has played with many a band in his time. Now striking out solo Handes has recorded an album full of songs that focus on voice and lyrics rather than instrumentation. Most of the songs on Continue Reading

bet.e

What's old still works for chanteuse bet.e of bet.e and Stef fame. Those Brazilian rhythms are in heavy use and are still sexy and sultry. B. coming is a nice mix of jazz pop and bossa nova tunes. The basis of bossa nova is making it sound effortless even though Continue Reading