Man in front of orchestra conducting
31 March 2016

Just as I love America but Americans not so much, so it is with music and musicians.


Old recording equipment
31 March 2016

A few weeks ago, an acquaintance handed me a CD of his high school aged son's band, apparently with the wildly misguided notion that I have contacts in the music...

Guy with a hat
30 March 2016

The first time I can remember talking to Correy Parks was directly after a #BlackLivesMatter march took over High Street from Goodale Park in route to the...

Two women with red hair and black outfits leaning towards each other
29 March 2016

Rolling Stone calls them “the best band you probably haven't heard.” Economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman gushes about them on his blog. And by the time they...

Scott Stapp with arms up singing
02 March 2016

For some reason I can't for the life of me recall, I was thinking about the time I saw Leslie West of Mountain play at the Agora way back in the '70s. Why was I thinking about it? Oh, I know why: I was transporting to my crammed house...

Photo fo Vince Staples
02 March 2016

Vince Staples is one of hip hop's brightest stars. Alright?

I mean that in both the sonic vision he took with NO ID on his latest album, “Summertime 2006.”

NO ID is the Chi-Town producer who played a huge roll developing...


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