Kenneth E. Oquist

Born in Minneapolis, MN, moved to Pittsburg, KS in 2002. Interests include, Mac computers, music, sports, ebook reading, and ipod and mp3 players.


Wire Releases ‘Red Barked Trees’ on January 11th, 2011

January 10, 2011
Wire Releases ‘Red Barked Trees’ on January 11th, 2011

The alternative band Wire’s latest release ‘Red Barked Trees’ shows why the band, formed in London in 1976, has stayed in the music business so long. Taking long breaks and staying fresh, rhythm guitar/vocalist/music writer Colin Newman, bassist/lyricist Graham Lewis, guitarist Bruce Gilbert, and drummer Robert Grey are in fine form here. If you like...
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Cake, Avril Lavigne, and Green Day to Release New Albums

January 10, 2011
Cake, Avril Lavigne, and Green Day to Release New Albums

Coming out January 11th, 2011, Sacramento, California alternative group Cake’s album titled ‘Showroom Of Compassion’ is set for release. The song from the album “Federal Funding” features a tongue in cheek rip on Government pork barrel policies. “Got To Move”  has a tasty guitar sound I really like. “Sick Of  You”  has great guitars...
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Sneaker’s Debut Album Reissued

January 7, 2011
Sneaker’s Debut Album Reissued

Sneaker’s debut album is a sensational under the radar classic. Having the album for years, I purchased this as soon as I found out it was available as a digital download. The stand out song is the single “More Than Just The Two Of Us”, which peaked at #34 in 1981. “Looking For Someone...
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David Banner & 9th Wonder’s ‘Death of A Pop Star’ is a True Classic — 4 1/2 Stars

January 2, 2011

A departure from past recordings, David Banner & 9th Wonder’s new release ‘Death Of A Pop Star’, although short, is a classic. From beginning to end, a captivating recording. Past efforts were basically gangster rap. This release leans more toward social issues, which usually makes for more compelling listening than shock value. It also...
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