The New Covers Album is LIVE!
IT WASN'T ME !is a 20-song album featuring cover songs, original movie music, and previously unreleased singles. It's a typically eclectic mix. Bands covered on this album:The Beatles, Nicky DeMatteo (my dad), The Moody Blues, Faces (with Rod Stewart), John Fogerty, Agent Orange, Olivia Tremor Control, Schoolly D, Voltio. Plus at some point I sing in both Spanish & Hungarian. Listen to it here: https://recarea.bandcamp.com/album/it-wasnt-me
Covers Albums - the best & the worst
Season 5 Episode 13 FEATURED SONG: The Drop - "Lovely to See You" (from It Wasn't Me!) In this episode I discuss covers albums and the concept of covers in general. I use a few of my favorite covers albums to illustrate how the best cover songs capture the essence of the original without needing to replicate the sound. And in fact those that DON’T replicate the sound are almost always way better. This episode comes on the eve of my new album debut, It Wasn’t Me! – featuring c
My interview with master podcaster Kevin Stroud
I spend an hour with Kevin Stroud. Kevin is an attorney and podcaster who may be best known as the creator & host of The History of English Podcast - my all-time favorite podcast to listen to. He’s written a book review for the New York Times, and sometimes gives presentations about the history of legalese and legal English. You can listen to Kevin's wonderful podcast on all the major streaming services, and the home website: https://historyofenglishpodcast.com. And please su