Nick Shanahan Is the Real Country Deal

There are a few different ways the music I write about gets to me. Sometimes I am contacted by a bar with information about an upcoming show. Sometimes, but not nearly often enough, I am contacted by ...

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Wordsmith Lives Up to Its Promise

Gosh, kids, it seems like I’ve been on a winning streak lately, getting disc after disc of brain-tickling music. It’s always easier to write about music you really enjoy and this week’s experiment, Wordsmith by Sweet G.A. Brown ... more »

Jun 24, 2015 3:47 PM Features

A Decade of Sideshow Celebrated

A decade. That’s how long it’s been since Lazarus Hellgate and Pinkie, the Princess of Pain, started their sideshow act. It was a humble beginning, just a couple of crazy kids doing weird stuff to amuse, shock and gross out their friends. more »

Jun 17, 2015 4:11 PM Features

The Horror, The Horror…of Surfboards

I love music. I love playing music, I love writing about music. I have the best job in the world as far as I’m concerned. Doing what I do, I get to hear some truly amazing stuff. I have yet to review a band whose music ... more »

Jun 10, 2015 1:50 PM Features

Far From The Maddening Dinosaurs

It’s been 17 months since I wrote about the resurrection of the River City Hustlers, that kick-ass rock-and-roll band that (thankfully) just won’t die. They’ve been up to quite a bit since then, playing extensively and ... more »

Jun 3, 2015 12:06 PM Features

If It’s Unclassifiable, They’ll Love It

Today in the digital age, the barrier for self-releasing music has never been lower, but that doesn’t solve every problem. “If you really want it to work, you really have got to hustle,” said Jerry Reed, the main force ... more »

May 27, 2015 4:47 PM Features

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