Shop Talk

This is the first installment of a new feature I like to call “Shop Talk” The idea is this; a professional musician is asked to imagine if they met another musician, what might they ask them in a conversation? It can be anything music related but the catch is they don’t know who will answer [...]

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Coronavirus targets the music industry.

So of course the news headlines around the world all concern the Coronavirus. While certainly alarming, and spreading fast, it is generally not deadly to the majority of the population. Like most contagious diseases, it is most dangerous to the very young, the elderly, and those with underlying health issues. Of course the wider impact [...]

Nili Brosh gives us the Full “Spectrum”.

For this podcast episode, I wanted to touch on some new albums and group projects coming up this year. It’s not a comprehensive list, just a quick run down of things I’ve come across recently that should be of interest, especially to guitarists. I do want to point out that I intended to mention Paul [...]

Roots Rock surges in 2020 thanks to Strange Culprits.

“The music biz is so slow in January and February it freaks me out every year!”, an acquaintance of mine lamented recently. Well luckily, with the rise of independent marketing and social media promotion we aren’t quite as bound to record label schedules as we once were. Artists are free to release an album, an [...]

Oblivion Her Majesty’s Rachel Bello, the interview.

Philadelphia, PA’s Oblivion Her Majesty is an experimental rock band that have come out of the gates with a polished, multi-dimensional sound. Having released their debut album in February of 2019 the band successfully blends their influences into diverse and original sonic palettes. Rachel Bello While just about every band says they have varied influences, [...]