music

October 30, 2021

Devil at the Crossroads

I was fishing for a documentary to watch over coffee this morning. Not something I normally do, but it’s Saturday, and I’m down in Bristol waiting for the rest of the house to wake up before we get up to whatever we’re getting up today. I stumbled upon this mesmerizing...

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October 29, 2021

MJ015: the Halloween Special

Ah! The Halloween Special. As holidays go, I like Halloween! The ghost, the ghouls, the spooky stories…love it. And who doesn’t like dressing up as different characters? Here’s the playlist from MJ015 Bloodletting – Concrete Blonde Living Dead Girl – Rob Zombie Time Warp – The Rocky Horror Show Lil’...

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October 22, 2021

MJ014 the mad ones

Last night, I returned to my radio presenter roots in terms of the style of the show. I think I’ll hang out in that space going forward. I’ll keep the chat lively, but in the chatbox, not on the stream. Here’s the playlist from last night I Melt with You...

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December 8, 2020

Who’s watching you now?

Sometimes we hold ourselves back out of fear of who might be watching us and how they’ll judge us based on what they see. We fear the judging eyes. To free yourself from this judgment, and therefore self-consciousness, try playing with these questions to identify the invisible eye that you...

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April 11, 2020

Clear on out the back

We watched The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly last night.  It’s one of the movies on the IMDB top 100 movies: Thought I’d spend some of my isolation time polishing off the IMDB Top 100 movies. The highlighted ones I’ve seen already. pic.twitter.com/qIHhshAZcM — Clay Lowe (@soulcruzer) April 1,...

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November 22, 2019

I think we’re alone now

It’s Friday. It’s raining. But we can still have fun. And even though it’s not quite beer-o’clock yet, I’m going to share with you my musical guilty pleasures! via GIPHY I’m almost afraid to admit this one… Tiffany – I Think We’re Alone Now  Katy Perry – I Kissed a...

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September 25, 2019

How did I almost miss #OneHitWonderDay

I could have gone on for a while digging through the one hit wonders of my listening journey, but I’ve limited myself to these 15 One Hit Wonders!  #OneHitWonderDay What’s your favourite one hit wonders? C

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September 10, 2019

What is the number one rule of Funk?

Inspiration is wild. And it can come from anywhere, anytime. I literally stumbled upon this 1 min 20-sec video of the one and only Bootsy Collins explaining the power of The One and it lit my whole morning up. I’m sure I’ll be buzzing the rest of the day just...

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December 7, 2017

MJ004 The Musical Journey Show – The Mad Ones

Monday’s Musical Journey Show in case you missed it. “The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but...

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December 5, 2017

You are what you listen to

Spotify.me can show you who you are through your music. Interesting. For instance, 75% of my music is energetic and is 68% of that is Rock music. And this is the playlist it suggested for me based of my musical listening habits:

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November 21, 2017

going all in

My friend Sarah and I met for a coffee. We were both trying to figure out where the heck to go to next with the podcast we’ve been working on for nearly 2 years. It’s a habit now, one that we want to grow. I can think of worse habits...

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November 13, 2017

The Musical Journey Show reboot – 1982

After about an 18 month hiatus, The Musical Journey Show is back. I’ll be kicking off the reboot with a trip back to 1982 when all us MTV babies were discovering bands like Dexys Midnight Runners, Culture Club, Men at Work, Soft Cell, Duran Duran and others. Yet still rocking...

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March 17, 2017

Do what you came here to do (and dream a little too)

Listen! If you’re not doing what you want to do in this life, it’s on you. We live in a time where you can just about make a living doing anything you set your mind to provided you have the heart, the stamina, and the patience to succeed. If you’re...

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February 4, 2017

My Music Friends

Hi Friends, If you’re on Spotify, I’ve created a collaborative playlist, called, My Music Friends.  I’d love for you to drop some tracks on there like what songs do you have on repeat right now, or something new you’ve discovered or just a song that you LOVE. Anyway, hope that...

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October 2, 2016

I hate my life

This past week Spotify rolled out the Daily Mix. So in addition to the Discover Weekly (which I like very much), Spotify are now serving up a daily mix of songs based on your listening habits. Tapping into your own history of albums and tracks that you have listened to...

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