There is life in music - you just have to look and listen for it. Most savvy music fans avoid the radio these days. It is filled with 'fake tunes'. Corporate - pumped propaganda to coincide with the equally corporate-pumped newscasts. Music along with common sense should not be fueled by a station's political agenda … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – The Spirit of Rock
Eric Clapton may have shot the sheriff but he certainly did not shoot the Rastafarian deputy. If Clapton had shot the deputy, the world would be void of rhythms and soul. Reggae is a genre but it is also the source of many a Rock song's inspiration. Like The Blues, Jazz and Country - Reggae … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Reggae Does Rock n Roll
Not many albums are great. Most new albums contain four or five great tracks and the rest are fillers. Not by choice - it is just the nature of the beast. It is hard to write ten or more great songs. It is hard to come up with new stuff in 2019. It turns out … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Album Release of The Week
Start your week informed. Plenty of interviews coming up, shows to attend and people to see. Why don't you have a listen below ? Visit Strangers in the Night Here ! Smoke Meat Pete Music Schedule Here Stay Tuned for My Chat With Jean - Marc Pisapia of The Box Sue FoleyB. B King's Drummer … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – WTF Is Going On?
Get your toes ready to tap ... A lot coming up in Montreal and a lot already at your fingertips. Great shows, great tunes and great events. The trick is to listen below and find out what you are missing ...
Some people walk the talk. Some people talk the walk. Very few people walk and walk and walk and keep on walking. Buddy Guy graced the Montreal Jazz Festival with his presence Saturday night. In a festival that has witnessed the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder - Buddy's appearance and subsequent … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – Damn Right ! Buddy Guy Was at The Jazz Festival !
Life experiences dictate feelings. HuDost’s Moksha Sommer and Jemal Wade Hines have lived life's up and downs in the past few years. Loss, gain and pain are a few of the life - changing experiences that have come there way. Like most true artists, their souls feel more than most and thankfully all the trials and tribulations fly high … Continue reading Rick Keene Music Scene – HuDost Shines Brightly On Latest Album ‘Of Water + Mercy’