DAILY VID: “This Moment” by Jacob Velazquez

I’ve been talking this 13-year-old Florida-based prodigy up for almost a year now. Jacob blew me away when he appeared on America’s Got Talent last year, and I’ve been promoting him a lot both here and on my YouTube channel – his musical skills are amazing. On his latest video, Jacob takes on a variety of instruments, and it sounds AMAZING! If you’re not a fan of this kid by now, this video should make you one. Jacob is afflicted with Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (PDDNOS), an autism-spectrum condition related to Asberger’s Syndrome. His musical talents started manifesting

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Road to Eurovision ’21: Albania decides; Lesley Roy, Hurricane return in ’21

Hi all, welcome to Road to Eurovision ’21, where I will have reports every weekend beginning today, bringing you the latest on the performer updates, the national finals contests and more! First up this session, Albania has selected singer Anxhela Peristeri to head to Rotterdam in May (Coronovirus willing) for ESC ’21. Their official entry into the contest this year is “Karma“, performed in Albanian. It joins Cypress’ entry “El diablo” by Elena Tsagrinou, announced waaaay back at the end of November 2020. Israel, Latvia, and France will announce their entries later in January. France is the only one of

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TKR on YouTube: December Hauls – Record Krate #01

OK, I am presently expecting a TON of stuff I’ve ordered over the past month, which is taking the USPS FOREVER to deliver. Here’s part one of a four-part, two-separate-shipment purchase from my pal Adam’s store Record Krate – the rest will be coming when I get them (whenever the hell THAT is…heh heh)

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TKR on YouTube: Christmas Music On The Radio – A Neck Pain Old Man Rant!

You know something? My neck is still killing me and after a week of delays, I’m tired of waiting, but I’ve got a few complaints about the radio does Christmas music these days…time for TC’s Old Man Rant on the subject…heh heh…

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THINGS N STUFF: Eurovision 2021: Here’s what we know so far

Come hell or high water, the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest WILL go on! The European Broadcast Union announced several weeks ago that they are running four different scenarios as planned to make sure the contest comes to pass for sure next year. The four scenarios are referred to as Normal, Social Distancing, Travel Restrictions, and Lockdown, and each have their individual points that deal with the ongoing worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The just-completed 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest was conducted mostly under the “travel restrictions” scenario, with one or two exceptions, using some incredibly innovative and groundbreaking live television techniques that

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DAILY VID: Is Victoria’s “Ugly Cry” Bulgaria’s 2021 Eurovision Entry?

Seems like Eurovision 2021 is getting it’s usual early start…we’re just weeks from the beginning of the National Finals and Announcements season… Victoria, who was to represent Bulgaria in 2020 before the contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, has released her latest single, “Ugly Cry“, and the opening slide contains an indicator that it is connected to the 2021 contest, but he notes on the YouTube post say it’s just ONE of the songs being considered. Victoria has been given a “bye” to return to the contest in 2021, and her 2020 entry “Tears Getting Sober” was a

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