EP 162: Matt Parrino, Buffalo Bills Reporter

October 18, 2019By Patrick Moran

On this episode of the Moran-Alytics Podcast presented by 26 Shirts, Patrick Moran has an interview with Buffalo Bills beat reporter, Matt Parrino from NYup.com on an extensive amount of Bills topics. It’s Parrino’s third time on the Moran-Alytics Podcast, joining a small group of three-time guests that includes Tim Graham, Sal Capaccio, Mike Harrington, … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#12) Wham – Make It Big

March 6, 2018By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1984 Notable Songs: “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go”, “Careless Whisper”, “Freedom”, “Everything She Wants” Album MVP: “Careless Whisper” Why I Loved It: This title is about as symbolic to an 80s act as it can get, because boy did Wham ever “Make It Big” with this album.  Staying on that symbolic word, … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#47) Run DMC – Run DMC

December 14, 2017By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1984 Notable Songs: “Hard Times”, “Rock Box”, Sucker M.C.’s”, “It’s Like That” Album MVP: “It’s Like That”  Why I Loved It: I feel like Run DMC is perhaps rap music’s biggest crowning achievement of all-time. From their start with this debut studio album lasting until this very day they’re still unmistakably an influence for rap artists everywhere, … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#63) Tears for Fears – Songs From The Big Chair

November 22, 2017By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1985 Notable Songs: “Shout”, “Everybody Wants To Rule The World”, “Head Over Heels”, “Mother’s Talk” Album MVP: “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” Why I Loved It:  “Songs from the Big Chair” tip-toed the line connecting 80’s candy pop manufactured commercial and progressive pop that felt distinctive and new, while pulling from fundamentals … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#84) Asia – Asia

October 24, 2017By Patrick Moran

YEAR RELEASED: 1982 NOTABLE TRACKS “Heat of the Moment”, “Only Time Will Tell”, “Sole Survivor” ALBUM MVP: “Heat of the Moment” WHY I LOVED IT: From the first track of this stellar debut album it’s unmistakably apparent with this record Asia’s not trying to complicate you, get overly philosophical or leave your mind on the … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#89) New Edition – Heartbreak

October 17, 2017By Patrick Moran

YEAR RELEASED: 1988 NOTABLE TRACKS “Can You Stand The Rain”, “If It Isn’t Love”, “You’re Not My Kind of Girl”, “Crucial”, “Boys To Men”. ALBUM MVP: “Can You Stand The Rain” WHY I LOVED IT:  I first fell in love with New Edition music in 1983 with their debut album “Candy Girl” LP even more … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#90) Def Leppard – Hysteria

October 16, 2017By Patrick Moran

YEAR RELEASED: 1987 NOTABLE TRACKS “Pour Some Sugar On Me”, “Love Bites”, “Hysteria”, “Rocket” , “Animal” ALBUM MVP: “Pour Some Sugar On Me” WHY I LOVED IT:  Purely for the sake of discussion let’s say you couldn’t stand this album.  Sadly for you it wouldn’t have mattered, because “Hysteria” was utterly inescapable.  Radio, music videos, … Read More