Guy with long hair playing guitar
07 April 2016

  In the great energy field called the universe, there are many energies. When a musician expresses his, we can use any number of hoary old cliches to describe what they do. Hendrix's was fire; the Stones, sex; the Beatles,...

Ben Folds singer wearing boxing gloves
31 March 2016

When Ben Folds performs with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra April 9 at the Ohio Theater, the acerbic singer/songwriter will be making his second stop in six...

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...


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