Christel Loar is a freelance writer and editor, a part-time music publicist, and a full-time music fan. She is often an overreactor and sometimes an overachiever. When not dodging raindrops or devising escape plans, Christel is usually found down front and slightly left of center stage reveling in a performance by yet another new favorite band.
Monday, June 1 2009
Some people say that Purple Rain cemented Prince's image because of its music. Christel Loar argues it was that ruffled white shirt. In a personal tale, Loar shows us just how the influential fashion of Purple Rain defined herself and her friends, and what lessons a piece of big mainstream entertainment can teach us all.
Tuesday, June 3 2008
Preserving the history, the music, and the good times (Texas' "holy trinity"), this is a big, beautiful love letter to the places and the people that make Texas music history
Wednesday, February 22 2012
A lesson for all, a lesson indeed, a handful of hope, contained in one seed.
Sunday, February 19 2012
All of the things that made this re-imagining of the Arthurian legends a success in the first place are still there in season three.
Sunday, February 5 2012
When Hunter S. Thompson began writing for Rolling Stone magazine, he had already developed his distinct voice and highly recognizable style, but at Rolling Stone, he perfected it.
Tuesday, January 31 2012
Coast is a celebration of the British Isles, its neighbors, its peoples, their connections, and their relationships to the land and sea that shapes them.
Monday, January 23 2012
The US Festival's "Country Day" in June 1983, featured both Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson.
Tuesday, December 15 2009
Blackadder Remastered: The Ultimate Edition - BBC Video [$79.98]
Wednesday, December 9 2009
Elvis: Return to Tupelo - 100% WOMON [$24.98]
Tuesday, December 8 2009
Life on Mars: Series 1 and 2 [UK] - Acorn Media – July & November 2009, $59.99 each
Saturday, November 28 2009
Hank Williams - Hank Williams Revealed: The Unreleased Recordings - Time Life [$39.98]
Monday, December 8 2008
Roy Orbison - The Soul of Rock and Roll - Legacy [$59.98]