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Bluegrass, Folk, Blues, Rock, Hip-Hop and Fun

Let me tell you, kids, this week’s piece has been a convoluted adventure and so far I’ve only written the opening sentence. I love writing, I always have (since I first learned to write, anyway) and while anytime ...

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Authenticity is overrated. Consider the modern songwriter externally compelled to draw from personal stories and experiences, conveying an unspoken false purity through the sole use of acoustic ... more »

Jun 22, 2016 11:49 AM Features

Is it a large town? Is it a small city? What exactly is Chattanooga, relatively speaking? I came here from Louisville, Kentucky over twenty years ago and there is no question, Chattanooga is smaller than the place ... more »

Jun 15, 2016 11:55 AM Features

A few weeks ago I was assigned to write a cover story for The Pulse. It wasn’t my first, but it was the first time I had been given free rein to write about whatever I chose and I have to ... more »

Jun 8, 2016 12:35 PM Features 2 Comments

Ah, the Iscariots. If I had a nickel for every word I ever wrote about the Iscariots…wait, I do. Well, time for more nickels I suppose as one of Chattanooga’s more prolific ... more »

Jun 1, 2016 11:59 AM Features

The members of the Chattanooga quartet Lacing have previously covered diverse genres such as metalcore, pop-rock, instrumental hip-hop, hard rock, noise and ambient music, but they all converged ... more »

May 25, 2016 2:17 PM Features

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