22 Albums That Changed My Life (Part 3)

So we went through the albums that shaped my teenage and early adulthood years — now here come the stuff that shaped me as a grown-up.  Note that these span longer years than the earlier eras, because as an adult my palate has already been formed and it became harder to …

Songwriting Analysis: Stone Temple Pilots “Interstate Love Song”

Interstate Love Song’s claim to fame may be those crazy jazz chords that permeate the verses, without sounding jazzy at all.  This video is less about what they are and how to play them on a guitar, but more about the effect of using such chords in rock context and …