No, seriously, I've gotten a few comments on the blog and elsewhere that folks dig it, and I'm glad it goes over well.
The old layout was boring and failed to convey the dynamism of modern music as I try to capture in my articles. Black and gray? Really? I had been meaning to revamp it for quite some time. I think readers will agree this current incarnation is much better.
Don't get too attached, though. Our good friend Billy Buntin at SleptOn is creating graphics that will further streamline the look!
The times are indeed changing, and as music evolves and reflects the constantly raising stakes, I hope to continue conveying this at RF. A new layout is hopefully just the beginning.