Drip-effect portraits by Marcello Castellani

These are some of works of art produced by Colombian based artist Marcello Castellani. Living in the country's capital of Bogota, he employs a technique of combining traditional photography with layers...

Review: Start Trouble

Start Trouble "Every Solution Has a Problem" (Columbia) "Every Solution Has a Problem" not only hits the nail on the head with a catchy title, but also lures in the novice listener with a punk rock style...

Review: Peter White

Peter White "Confidential" (Columbia) I consider smooth jazz to be desirable in two situations, either in an elevator or in the waiting room at the doctor's office.  Not to say it's a bad thing, just not...

Review: Goapele

Goapele "Even Closer" (Skyblaze Recordings/Columbia) Tantalizing vocals and funky beats are an unbeatable combo.  As talented as she is beautiful, South African beauty Goepele unleashes a Super-size...

Review: Lost Prophets

Lost Prophets "Start Something" (Columbia) Lost Prophets' debut "The Fake Sound of Progress" was one of my favorite releases the year it was released.  Sure they are the bastard child of Faith No More...

Review: Coheed and Cambria

Coheed and Cambria "In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3' (Columbia) Any band that attempts to take on a concept record about intergalactic civil war should be complimented.  Coheed and Cambria have...

Review: X-Ecutioners

X-Ecutioners "Revolutions" (Columbia) Why do the X-Ecutioners even need to release albums?  The three man legendary turntable team of Rob Swift, Total Eclipse, and Roc Raida can be topped by basically...

Review: Kill Radio

Kill Radio "Raised on Whipped Cream" (Columbia) As bold as it is, Kill Radio is among the few who have been able to embrace this new breed of punk rockers.  To put it another way, they not only embrace...

Review: Memento

Memento "Beginnings" (Columbia) With the sheer volume of Cd's I received this month it was hard to shift through everything. Some things got little to no time in my Cd player, others dominated it. At the...

Review: Our Lady Peace

Our Lady Peace "Live" (Columbia) Live is better, which is pretty standard in most cases.  Our Lady Peace doesn't disappoint with their newest compilation, which is just that: "Live".  Tight lyrical...