Jay Blakesberg Shares the Scoop on Hippie Chick & Fare Thee Well Experience (INTERVIEW)

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Jay Blakesberg has plenty to be excited about these days. Over the summer the photographer landed a major gig as the exclusive shooter for the Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well five-show run. Sure, there were ...

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Billy Sheehan of the Winery Dogs Talks ‘Hot Streak’, Funk & Seeing Hendrix (INTERVIEW)

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On Friday, the Winery Dogs released their second album, appropriately titled Hot Streak. It vibrates with such a delicious mix of rock and funk, it should be considered for many best of 2015 lists. The ...

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Matisyahu Continues An Inner Journey & Returns to Stubbs (INTERVIEW)

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“Umm, excuse me,” a hesitant Matisyahu apologises prior to initiating our conversation. “This woman is kind of giving me this look and I’m not sure if she was someone I’d met before or if she ...

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Nita Strauss – Alice Cooper’s Next Ace Shredder (INTERVIEW)

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You have to give Alice Cooper credit: he has always had the best bands around him. From the original five guys who were a band first and foremost to the musicians who make up his ...

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The Tall Pines Give Up Swamp, Spooks & Country On ‘Fear Is the Devil’ (INTERVIEW)


The Tall Pines might not have the back-story that their spooky band music conjures, but the New York City duo’s music itself radiates with enough validity and soul to draw the attention it’s been getting. ...

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Jon Cleary Plays Real New Orleans Music Real Good (INTERVIEW)


Jon Cleary is the kind of quintessential New Orleans musician most people associate with the city. As an artist he has long succeeded in striking a perfect balance of class, swagger and soul that captures ...

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Legendary Sideman Spooner Oldham Talks Long Lost Solo Album (INTERVIEW)


Spooner Oldham is fixing his lawnmower when I reach him on a Saturday afternoon. Anyone familiar with his monumental body of work might find it oddly funny to hear this Rock and Roll Hall Of ...

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John Lodge of The Moody Blues Talks Solo Album & Another Cruise (INTERVIEW)


A prolific writer, John Lodge has penned many of the Moody Blues songs since he joined the band in 1966; songs such as “I’m Just A Singer (In A Rock & Roll Band),” “Gemini Dream,” ...

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Bad Religion’s Greg Graffin Talks ‘Population Wars’ (INTERVIEW)


Greg Graffin wears a lot of different hats. Most of us know him as the lead singer and songwriter for the legendary punk rock group Bad Religion, who for 35 years have been defining and ...

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Los Colognes: Bringing Band Rock Back To The Spotlight (FEATURE)


The sound of a cold can of beer cracking open is heard on the other end of the line. It’s afternoon but Jay Rutherford and Aaron “Mort” Mortenson have just woken up after a late ...

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