American Idol Instant Recap: Trent Harmon, “Sharp Dressed Man”

Apparently this is a theme for the night, because this was another performance that could have legendary and just ended as a pretty good one. The bluesy start for Trent was amazing. Great… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: MacKenzie Bourg “I Want You To Want Me”

Fuck the judges. Mackenzie was good tonight. The dirty secret of “I Want You To Want Me” is it’s a horrible pop song that’s played by a coked-up 70s rock band that people… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: La’Porsha Renae, “Dead or Alive”

She’s set the bar too high. There’s no denying La’Porsha’s vocals were impeccable. Hell, they were downright perfect. The song choice was awesome because it’s only fortifying her with the old cougar women… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: La’Porsha Renae, “No More Drama”

Do I really need to write anything? It’s over. Let the coronation begin.

American Idol Instant Recap: Sonika Vaid, “Clarity”

If you’re going to pick an up-tempo song with the emotional depth of my kid’s wading pool, you need to sit back and think about who are the majority of Idol voters. You… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: Trent Harmon, “Simple Man”

So you want to punch people in the heart with a performance? Trent just did. I can’t think of a better song selection for the show’s resident southern boy – or at leas… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: MacKenzie Bourg, “Billie Jean”

MacKenzie delivered again. You can’t take on legends’ songs and it might be harder to sing an American Idol legends’ song and as far as anyone who’s ever watched the show is concerned,… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: Dalton Rapattoni, “Sound of Silence”

Just another good performance from Dalton on a night where he desperately needed them. My problem is was it too much performance? He sang and definitely took a couple steps away from being… Continue reading

American Idol Instant Recap: Sonika Vaid, “Let It Go”

One of the downsides to fatherhood is being forced to listen to princess movie soundtracks and as someone who has listened to Frozen more than probably any album I’ve ever personally owned, I… Continue reading