Showing posts from December, 2014

Something Floral

A little floral beauty in the winter, even if it is in a vase. Click for a larger view

Not In Vain - Raven Quinn Rocks It Again

It has been a while since I have talked about music. So today I'll give a few thoughts on an album I picked up in October. Raven Quinn’s second album, “Not In Vain” has been out since October 7 th .   I bought it when it was released and just now getting around to sharing my thoughts.   On this album the songwriting is even stronger than on Quinn’s debut.   The songs have a mix of rock, goth, alternative and even bluesy riffs and pop hooks.   All of this is put together seamlessly and has a very refreshing sound yet plays familiar genres and styles.   The songwriting and arrangements are made even stronger with the lyrics that are easily recognizable and have a depth to them that too often is missing in some music today.   Raven’s voice is simply fantastic.   She has a very good range and knows when to use it to make the song stronger without showing off.    I don’t know if the vocal strength I am hearing on this album is due to more practice, a vocal coach or the “firs

A few Random Photos

It seems like I have not updated my blog in far too long.   No excuses, it just happened to get pushed to the back burner for a while.  So here are some random photos from the past few weeks. Click for a larger view Click for a larger view Click for a larger view Click for a larger view