What is the Purpose of Music?

Admitting that this discussion is absolutely opinion, let’s begin. Music’s purpose is to express and modulate emotion. Music’s primary use is mood control. We sing lullabies to soothe babies – which works very well when language fails. Here in LA, as well as other traffic-congested cities, we rely heavily on […]

The Evolution of Vocals

When I think back on the greatest singers of all time – many of whom have been notably documented in the Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Singers article, published in 2008, I find it difficult to compare those vocalists to many of today’s popular singers due to the continuing trend of […]