Granite State of Mind

2017 in the rearview: A year of outstanding homegrown music

Thursday, December 21, 2017 Rob Azevedo 0
I got to thinking behind my desk about all the musical talent I’ve seen this past year – at the radio stations, in taverns, at New England College. I mean, it was a preposterous amount of goodness, both in original and cover format, bestowed upon those that chose to indulge, which, I did with an unflinching zeal. READ MORE
Granite State of Mind

Stairway To Heaven

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Rob Azevedo 0
This place was my library, my Sistine Chapel, my own personal time machine that would transport me from out of the gloomy tensions within my own life and catapult me into a world of cool. READ MORE
Granite State of Mind

Running on Petty fumes, and reveling in my higher (music) power

Thursday, October 26, 2017 Rob Azevedo 0
Without nights like Saturday, I’d swear the world was burning. The negativity is relentless most days, between the feeds and the tweets and the garbage on the airwaves. But the world is far from burning, because when we take our faces out of our phones and turn ourselves over to a higher power – in this case, music – we free ourselves of wasted time. READ MORE