• Halloween 2020

    Halloween 2020

    Sound Salvation is resurrected with a howlingly good Halloween playlist that will weak the dead at your All Hallow’s Eve bash.

  • Four-Letter Words

    Four-Letter Words

    No need to worry about offending delicate sensibilities with this playlist. We’re not talking about profanity, so just take the title at face value.

  • 2020 on Fire

    2020 on Fire

    Sound Salvation takes on current events with a playlist addressing the current fight for racial and social justice in America and the battles playing out in the streets in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd.

  • Covid-19

    Covid-19

    It’s a perfect time to bring Sound Salvation to a wider audience via the Internet, albeit in a different form.

  • They Might Be Giants

    They Might Be Giants

    They Might Be Giants returned to Vinyl Music Hall in Pensacola for an early stop on the tour behind the band’s latest album, “I Like Fun.” Of course, Julio Diaz was there.

  • Dressy Bessy

    Little Music (Kindercore). Review by Julio Diaz.

  • Ted Leo/Pharmacists

    Hearts Of Oak (Lookout!). Review by Julio Diaz.

  • All Girl Summer Fun Band

    2 (K). Review by Julio Diaz.

  • Editor’s Choice: The Top 19 of 2002

    Julio Diaz didn’t review as many albums in 2002 as he should have, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t listening. Here are his picks for the year’s best.

  • Small Town Punk

    John L. Sheppard’s darkly funny take on life as a disaffected teen in early-’80s west central Florida, Small Town Punk hits pretty close to home for Tampa native Julio Diaz…

  • Nerf Herder

    Scoring Buffy, hangin’ with ‘Nsync, picking up interstellar babes and new wave girls… all in a day’s work for the men of Nerf Herder. Julio Diaz attempts to run an extensive interview with singer Parry Grip in less than 12 parsecs.

  • Crash Pad

    High Gain Villains (self-released). Review by Julio Diaz.

  • Mouthing Off

    Rock stars say the darndest things, and John D. Luerssen has collected a sampling of the darndest of them all in his new book, Mouthing Off. Julio Diaz has some comments of his own.

  • Sir Millard Mulch

    The De-Evolution of Yasmine Bleeth (Ed Furniture). Review by Julio Diaz.

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