Author Archives: Shap

Nothing but 90s Playlist: October 14th – 18th

Monday, October 14th sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Good – Better Than Ezra (frontman Kevin Griffin has put out his first solo album) Poundcake – Van Halen (EVH has cancer again, and Sammy Hagar turned 72 yesterday) Epic – Faith No More The Impression that I Get – Mighty Mighty Bosstones Voodoo – Godsmack Goodbye Earl…Read more »

ROOTS with ROBB: The Clash!

‘The Only Band that Matters!’  At least that’s what the record company wanted you to believe.  Much like other music ‘scenes’ (both past and present) the British Punk Movement began when the Ramones traveled across the pond to do some shows in Europe.  In attendance that day were members of the Sex Pistols and the…Read more »

Nothing But 90s Playlist: October 7th – 11th

Monday, October 7th sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal What I Got – Sublime Un-Break My Heart – Toni Braxton (she’s 52 today) Every Morning – Sugar Ray Everything to Everyone – Everclear (off So Much for the Afterglow, released on this date in 1997) Iris – Goo Goo Dolls Wild Night – John Mellencamp (he’s 68 today!) Sad…Read more »

ROOTS with ROBB Classic Album: ABBEY ROAD 50th Anniversary

How do you improve on perfection?  That’s the question that Abbey Road, the super deluxe edition released for its 50th Anniversary tries to answer.  Giles Martin (the son of Beatles producer George Martin) was tasked with job of remixing the album and he did a pretty decent job. We have a TON of bonus content on…Read more »

NOTHING but 90s Playlist: September 30th – October 4th

Monday, September 30th sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Return of the Mack – Mark Morrison (That #52 of the Bears is a true Monster!) Linger – Cranberries Love Spreads – Stone Roses All I Wanna Do is Make Love to You – Heart** Free – Phish (Trey Anastasio is 55) These are the Days – 10,000…Read more »

HEART and THE ARTS in MILWAUKEE!!

    CONGRATS to ASHLEY HEIDER from Streator!  She just won a weekend Getaway to Milwaukee  to see Heart & Joan Jett and spend 2 nights at Saint Kate – The Arts Hotel!     The Saint Kate is located in the heart of downtown Milwaukee – 139 E Kilbourn Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202.  Saint Kate is nestled…Read more »

NOTHING BUT 90s Playlist: September 23rd – 27th

Monday, September 23rd sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Big Gun – AC/DC Black Balloon – Goo Goo Dolls (from Dizzy Up the Girl, came out 21 years ago) Aeroplane – Red Hot Chili Peppers Jump – Kris Kross Human Touch – Bruce Springsteen (the Boss is 70 today!) Frozen – Madonna Where it’s At – Beck…Read more »

ROOTS with ROBB: Tears for Fears

If you only know Tears for Fears for ‘Shout,’ ‘Head over Heels,’ or that song that used to be on Dennis Miller’s show on HBO, do yourself a favor and go back and listen to The Hurting, and then follow it up with Songs from the Big Chair (you’ll hear the songs you know there).  I was in…Read more »

NOTHING BUT 90s Playlist: September 16th – 20th

Monday, September 16th sponsored by Marseilles Sheet Metal Symphony of Destruction – Megadeth My Name is Jonas – Weezer** My Name is – Eminem All That She Wants – Ace of Base Release Me – Wilson Philips (number one on this date in 1990) Connection – Elastica Popular – Nada Surf** A Walk – Bad Religion**…Read more »

ROOTS with ROBB: BOB SEGER & the Silver Bullet Band

Gruff and tough.  Michigan born and bred.  Heartland rocker.  Common man.  They’re all ways to describe Bob Seger, who’s been around since 1961 with his first band The Decibels!  It wasn’t until 1969 when he chose to sign with Capitol (instead of Motown) and released his debut as ‘The Bob Seger System.’  Then it was…Read more »