Initial Mass -Bending Light

Initial Mass is a Los Angeles based power/progressive trio composed of guitarist/singer Mark Baldwin, drummer Kevin Robertson, and bassist Scott Smith. Having released "Time and Measure" (2016) and "Tidal Force" (2018), the band are now seasoned musicians as they look forward to the release of their third album. "Bending Light" consists of nine tracks likely [...]

Tony MacAlpine sweeps through Atlanta.

Having started at a very young age on piano, guitar and even violin, Tony MacAlpine developed into one of the most consummate virtuosos of our lifetimes. Since his debut album Edge of Insanity in 1986, Tony has continued to compose myriad songs. Songs that are complex, hard charging, and beautiful, often in the same piece. [...]

Dévah Quartet – 10 ? with Liza McLellan.

The multi-genre Dévah Quartet are a group of classically trained musicians who perform in various ensembles. Not content to merely apply their virtuosity to the classical role, founder Liza McLellan began searching for string arrangements of rock songs she enjoyed. Not finding any to her satisfaction, she began transcribing her own. After finding like minded [...]

10 ? with Mike Smith of Threefold Maze.

Hailing from Fort Worth, Texas, Threefold Maze has its beginnings with friends Mike Smith and Doug Whittenberg jamming on guitars.  What started off as fun playing sessions 25 years ago eventually turned into serious song writing. Their most recent offering Dollar of Dust, is an impressive prog-metal assemblage.  Mike's chugging yet intricate rhythms lay the groundwork for [...]