Song of the Week: “Shadow of the Day” (Linkin Park)

By now everyone is likely aware of Chester Bennington’s untimely death, so we’ve chosen to honor him this week. I’ll be honest, it’s been many years since I last listened to Linkin Park, and possibly even longer since I’ve listened to Dead by Sunrise, Bennington’s other band (which despite continuing to perform for years after,… Read More Song of the Week: “Shadow of the Day” (Linkin Park)

Song of the Week: “We Take Care of Our Own” (Bruce Springsteen)

Tuesday is the Fourth of July, so I thought it was high time we got The Boss in on our little series here. When it comes to songs about America, there are two artists that come to mind immediately: Bruce Springsteen and Green Day. While the latter, of course, is known for their often scathing… Read More Song of the Week: “We Take Care of Our Own” (Bruce Springsteen)

Song of the Week: “Hedwig’s Theme” (John Williams)

Tomorrow is the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (the American Sorcerer’s Stone wouldn’t be released for another year). In honor of our beloved franchise’s birthday, I thought this song was appropriate. So first off, I don’t think I knew before now that John Williams composed “Hedwig’s Theme.” It makes sense, of… Read More Song of the Week: “Hedwig’s Theme” (John Williams)