Starting next Thursday with Estonia’s semi-finals, we dive head first into Eurovision Song Contest national selection season. I have a tracking spreadsheet and a calendar, but both are chaotic, so I decided to simplify things with an old-school list. UPDATED: January 12, 2023 to add Germany’s national selection date. Most...

  • January 6, 2023

The American Song Contest is back! Or is it??? I started writing this post on November 6, a day after EurovisionFun broke the news about the American Song Contest website taking season two submissions. I even took the step of registering as a performer on the ASC website so I...

  • November 25, 2022

Jon Spencer is a unique individual in the world of independent music. While it isn’t uncommon for a well-known and prolific musician to have multiple projects during his or her career, it’s rare for more than two of those projects to be hailed with critical affection. Typically the cap is...

  • September 15, 2018