Vanessa Carlton’s Earlier Things Live

A few months ago Vanessa Carlton released her Liberman Live album which was recorded at different stops on her tour to support her album Liberman. This week she released Earlier Things Live with live versions of older songs from her catalog. Earlier Things Live is shorter than Liberman Live but just as sweet, in my…

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Nikki Pope’s Karma Deja Vu EP

I discovered Nikki Pope a few months back on a visit to New York City when I saw her perform at Ellen’s Star Dust Diner and bought her Electric Energy EP. Since then I’ve been following her career and was excited to see her release a new EP called Karma Deja Vu. I am officially…

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Jennifer Paige’s Starflower

I’ve been a big fan of Jennifer Paige’s ever since her hit “Crush” climbed the charts in 1998. I’ve followed her career through three pop albums, a Christmas album, a podcast and a few EPs she put out with Coury Palermo. When I heard she was doing a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to independently…

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Vanessa Carlton’s Liberman Live

Vanessa Carlton released her album Liberman a year ago and since then she’s spent some of that time touring to support it. She just released a new album, Liberman Live, with live versions of all the songs from Liberman except one. “Ascension” was left off but in it’s place she put a live version of…

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Carly Rae Jepsen’s Emotion Side B

Just over a year ago Carly Rae Jepsen released her Emotion album which I loved and reviewed in an earlier post. Recently she released Emotion Side B which are songs that didn’t make the cut the first time. The original album had 12 tracks and there are deluxe editions with 15 and 17 tracks available…

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Nikki Pope’s Electric Energy EP

This weekend I went to New York City with my sister, my niece, my great niece, and my nephew’s wife to see the New York Spectacular show at Radio City Music Hall (side note: what a great show and becoming a Rockette is now on my bucket list). My sister had an extra ticket and…

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Paula Cole’s This Bright Red Feeling

This past weekend my partner and I went to Arundel, Maine to the Vinegar Hill Music Theater to see Paula Cole perform a This Fire 20th anniversary concert. She wasn’t doing a lot of these shows so we wanted to make sure we caught at least one. It was a three hour drive so we…

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Shayna Leigh’s Drive

In my gay opinion, it’s hard to find new musical divas to follow when radio stations play the same music by the same artists all the time. Every so often on Twitter an artist will randomly follow me and I’ll get an automated DM (“direct message” for those not familiar with twitology) asking me to…

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