A Closer Look At The “Clueless” Soundtrack, 21 Years Later

Twenty-one years ago, if wasn’t just the kooky dialogue or fashion that stuck with me from Clueless. Its official soundtrack is equally as disarming. Before the screen read “Clueless” in the packed movie theater I was in, The Muffs‘ “Kids in America”, a guitar-pop, contented jam, featuring the extremely crushed rocks vocals of its lead singer, Kim Shattuck, rolled in preparation of the California kids being California kids montage: … Continue reading A Closer Look At The “Clueless” Soundtrack, 21 Years Later

15 Years Later: Aaliyah’s Last Album Is An Underrated R&B Masterpiece

It was a Mic.com article that reminded me that Aaliyah‘s last album, Aaliyah, was released fifteen years ago, on July 7, 2001. I became a mixed bag of emotions reading the headline. I felt mainly happiness because the album is one of my all-time favorites. But also, a tide of sadness. Who knew, back then, it would be her last released while still alive. I wanted the album from … Continue reading 15 Years Later: Aaliyah’s Last Album Is An Underrated R&B Masterpiece

The Tower Records Documentary, All Things Must Pass, Will Kickstart Your Abandoned Record Collection

I had been eager to watch All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records since its “limited release” in March 2015. The run, however, must’ve been extremely limited. Because before I knew it, it was gone from New York City screens. And despite its ties to the A-list, being that Colin Hanks directed the film (the eldest child of 2-time Academy Award-winner Tom Hanks), the … Continue reading The Tower Records Documentary, All Things Must Pass, Will Kickstart Your Abandoned Record Collection