The Power List- October 19, 2015

   In the last couple of weeks, there have been a slew of amazing new albums released. From The Winery Dogs, Queensryche, Sevendust and Stryper, each have their own punch. I’ve listened to them in varying degrees and starting to think why some appealed so easily right away while...

The Power List- October 13, 2015

Metal and rock and roll in general has always been about being subversive. From Elvis’ swaying hips inciting lewd sexual behaviour to modern day Lindemann singing about the virtues of abortion and how he hates his wife, his family, his lack of riches and pretty much everything, these topics...

The Power List- September 7, 2015

After a rather trying week, I didn’t really explore a lot of music until the last couple of days. The new Queensryche video was a happy surprise, even though I knew their new lineup has been producing excellent music. I always seem to have one silly song that I...

The Power List- August 31, 2015

There are some weeks that are ran on “auto-pilot” so to speak. You don’t feel the day pass. It’s more of a blurry fog for one reason or another. This past week had an ethereal quality to it for several reasons: Forest fire haze from some nearby U.S. states,...

Power List- August 24, 2015

Complexity. Some people are terrified of it. I’ve always thrived in either rapidly time-compressed or highly complex environments. My brain has a way of paring down complex ideas into a series of smaller, simpler concepts. I think that’s why I ended up studying biochemistry in university. It’s, at its...

Power List – August 17, 2015

Music for me started through my bedroom wall. Listening to my older brother blaring things like Van Halen and Ted Nugent, not only through the stereo speakers, but through a guitar amplifier as he played along (Yes, my brother can play along with Eddie Van Halen, the guy is...

The Power List – August 10, 2015

After blogging for several years on mainly food related things, I hit somewhat of a wall this summer. It felt like I was doing this too much on auto-pilot. Not thinking. Just reacting. I came to a point where I had to disconnect from everything: blogging, social media, and...