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The Dude Appears and the Return of The Ramey Memo by Danny R. Phillips

By Danny R. Phillips At just eighteen, Torrin Myers aka The Dude is a rapper of dedication and driven purpose. He twists and turns meanings, words turned inside out, with an ingeniousness and depth that belies his youth. Where some … Continue reading

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Up Front with Danny R. Phillips: Ben Constable

By Danny R. Phillips Ben Constable is many things. A dedicated father, punk rocker, troubadour, friend, singer/songwriter, Giver of bad band names. Over the years that I have known Ben, we have spent many an hour over Jameson and PBR; … Continue reading

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Up Front with Danny R. Phillips: The Creeps

The Creeps next show: Friday February 17 @ Café Acoustic Concert Hall By Danny R. Phillips Does punk rock have a true place in St. Joseph’s diverse music scene? St. Joe resident purveyors of punk, The Creeps think there is. … Continue reading

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Best of 2015 by Danny R. Phillips

Top 10 of the Year (in no particular order) By Danny R. Phillips When compiling my end of the year lists, much thought and stress come into play. The sheer lack of great albums in 2015 is startling. I heard … Continue reading

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Critic vs. Critic #3: Top 5 debut albums

  We at Vocals On Top are lucky enough to have contributions from time to time and they are welcomed and very valued. For the third edition of Critic vs. Critic Danny R. Phillips takes on newbie music journalist TJ … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Musicfest at No Place on 8/9/14

By Danny R. Phillips It is a rare and beautiful thing when the musicians of St. Joseph come together for a night of music and good times.  It is even more of a joy when those musicians come together to … Continue reading

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Critic Vs. Critic #2: Top 5 1990s albums

Hey, remember the 90s? Professional rock critic Danny R. Phillips and I do, here is what we thought were the top 5 records from that particular decade.   Danny R. Phillips list: My life of late is nothing short of … Continue reading

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