Random Article


 
Read This
 

 
Archive for May, 2017
 
 
 
Q&A
 
Anderson East photo by Neil Krug
Anderson East photo by Neil Krug
Anderson East photo by Neil Krug

Out on the road in support of his new album, Delilah, singer-songwriter Anderson East has plenty of reasons to celebrate. The album came out earlier this year widespread acclaim on Low Country Sound/Elektra Records; it’s the fi...

 
Q&A
 
Built to Spill by Stephen Gere
Built to Spill by Stephen Gere
Built to Spill by Stephen Gere

When singer-guitarist Doug Martsch first started the indie rock band Built to Spill back in 1992, he initially thought the band would be a studio project and deliver a series of finely tuned recordings with a rotating lineup of...

 
Q&A
 
Colin Hay by Beth Herzhaft
Colin Hay by Beth Herzhaft
Colin Hay by Beth Herzhaft
 

A Man Still at Work: Colin Hay

 
October 25, 2015
 



Most famous for being a member of the Aussie pop act Men at Work, singer-songwriter Colin Hay embarked on a solo career when the group flamed out after a very short but successful run. Earlier this year, he issued a new solo ef...

 
Q&A
 
Kinky Friedman photo by Brian Kanof
Kinky Friedman photo by Brian Kanof
Kinky Friedman photo by Brian Kanof

Veteran singer-songwriter Kinky Friedman has lived quite a life. He’s written best-selling novels, released a handful of albums, toured with Dylan’s Rolling Thunder Revue and recorded with Eric Clapton. His latest studio album ...

 
Q&A
 
Saintseneca photo by Nick Fancher
Saintseneca photo by Nick Fancher
Saintseneca photo by Nick Fancher

When Saintseneca inked a deal with ANTI- Records, the indie folk band had already started to record what would become its next album, Dark Arc. But with some assistance from the label, the group was able to finish the album wit...

 
Q&A
 
Arlo Guthrie
Arlo Guthrie
Arlo Guthrie

Folk music icon Arlo Guthrie has reached a milestone, namely the 50th anniversary of the event that inspired “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree,” his rambling folk ditty about how dumping some garbage got him in a ...

 
Q&A
 
Vanessa Carlton
Vanessa Carlton
Vanessa Carlton

With her studio album, Liberman, singer-songwriter Vanessa Carlton takes a musical departure. The sparse album is a change of pace from the poppy material she’s written and recorded in the past. Fans were given a sneak peak of ...

 
Q&A
 
Jesse Malin
Jesse Malin
Jesse Malin

When Green Day performed at House of Blues around the Rock Hall inductions earlier this year, the band recruited singer-guitarist Jesse Malin to open the show. He started things off with a 30-minute set that drew mostly from Ne...

 
Laughs
 
Jen Kirkman, photo by Robyn Von Swank
Jen Kirkman, photo by Robyn Von Swank
Jen Kirkman, photo by Robyn Von Swank

Known for multiple appearances on Drunk History — and yes, she really was drunk, or so she claims — sarcastic comic Jen Kirkman is best known for her appearances on Chelsea Lately. She’s also written books and released two come...

 
CLE
 
The Huntertones by Simon Yu and McKenzie Beynon
The Huntertones by Simon Yu and McKenzie Beynon
The Huntertones by Simon Yu and McKenzie Beynon

Huntertones’ trumpet player Jon Lampley grew up in the Akron suburb of Tallmadge. He attended the Ohio State University, playing sousaphone in the Best Damn Band in the land. While at OSU, he also joined the jam band O.A.R. and...