Category Archive: SMORGASBORD POSTS

36 Favorite Albums of 2016

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End of the year music lists are always so exciting to me, but I also always have this looming feeling of not including all the music that I did not know about, so… Continue reading

A-Tran’s 2015 Favorites

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2015 has been a really great year in albums (particularly a strong year for pop artists) and live shows! I didn’t get to write as much about music as I usually do/wanted to,… Continue reading

[ALBUM REVIEW] Tori Kelly – ‘Unbreakable Smile’

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As an avid reality singing show viewer, I vividly remember Tori Kelly’s Season 9 American Idol audition and how impressed I was with her natural and impressive melismas and belting endurance. Simon Cowell… Continue reading

Album of the Week: “Back of My Mind” – A-Tran

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Hey! Is this thing on?!… To all my awesome and loyal readers, sorry about the unannounced hiatus over here on Suburban Remix! I took a break from my weekly posts about artists and… Continue reading

The 57th Grammys (2015) – West Coast Live Reactions & Rants

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Follow me as a react/rant to the 57th Grammys (2015) live(ish)! The show airs on CBS at 8PM PST. (1:40PM) Pentatonix won the Grammy for best A Cappella or Instrumental and I am… Continue reading

New Year, New Music – Most Anticipated Albums of 2015 (so far)

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Can these bands and artists please hurry up? I’m a huge fan of all of these guys and gals, and can’t wait to hear what they all have been working on in the… Continue reading

Top 20 Albums of 2014

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Check out my TOP 10 Albums of 2014 over at Rain City Ambience here. And because I loved so many of the albums that were released this year, hear is the continuation of… Continue reading

Underrated Demi Lovato Collaborations

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Team Lovato, man. This girl can sang, screlt (expertly scream and belt simultaneously), write songs, play piano/guitar/drums, perform incredibly live, and speaks her mind. Although she’s had mainstream radio success for a few… Continue reading

[BOOK REVIEW] Shannon Curtis’ “No Booker, No Bouncer, No Bartender”

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In this step-by-step guide to House Concert Touring (a touring method Curtis has pioneered and nearly perfected), Curtis, an independent singer/songwriter, takes readers through every nook and cranny of her donation-based living room/backyard… Continue reading

The 56th Grammy Awards: Who Should Win & Who’ll Probably Win

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Here are my predictions on the Grammy Awards, and here’s to hoping that the worthy musicians actually win this year (this is not a complete list, as there are 82 categories and I… Continue reading

Today in Music News: Katy Perry Openers, Barcelona New Releases, Bruno Mars Tour

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Katy Perry just announced that she will be taking Capital Cities, Kacey Musgraves, AND Tegan & Sara on the Prismatic Tour! TOO MANY FEELS. Click here to see if she is coming to… Continue reading

Last Post of 2013!

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As the year comes to a close in just a few hours on this side of the Earth, I would like to take a moment to thank my awesome readers! I started this… Continue reading

Favorite Albums & Singles of 2013

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I’d say that 2013 has been a pretty awesome year in new music! Here’s a list of some of my favorite albums and singles that were released in 2013 (there were many albums… Continue reading

So apparently, Target won’t sell Beyonce’s Self-Titled album…

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I recently just read from a Target rep that they will not be selling Beyonce’s new self-titled album because it was available online first and they want to have physical formats in stores… Continue reading

#ThrowbackThursday #FlashbackFriday

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What up BOTW readers! Seeing that it is nearing the end of the week, I thought I would equip you with a #ThrowbackThursday/#FlashbackFriday playlist! This set of hand-selected tunes will give you a… Continue reading