Country music darling, Sunny Sweeny, has managed to stay pretty busy during “COVID times,” having released a live album this past fall and has been in the studio since August working on her new record.
At a glance, it would be easy to liken John Salvage to Ryan Bingham and then simply call it a day, but that wouldn’t be doing a songwriter of John Salvage’s caliber justice.
Dale Crover is one of the OG Melvins. He’s the band’s drummer and more. I am happy to say I’ve got Dale with us for an interview today. We talk about the Melvins’ new record, getting fat during the pandemic, the band’s working-class ethos, and Dale’s new solo record.
RebelMatic’s debut album, Ghost In The Shadows, rages and burns through 10 tracks in 24 minutes, but this is not a rushed affair. Creature and his cohorts have crafted true renegade poetry in the most economical way possible. This is a band who doesn’t waste time. They’ve got a message and they intend to speak it loud and proud, and at break neck speak speed.
To call the Hub City Stompers a “Ska band” is really doing them sort of an injustice, because in reality they are so much more. Their music infuses Oi!, Reggae, Punk, Jazz, Hip-Hop and more. It’s truly an amalgamation of so many genres, blended together to form the magical sound that is Hub City Stompers
One would assume that quality live recordings that come from an artist’s early career are scarce to find. In the case of KISS, there are tons of exceptional recordings from this early era to dig into. Enough of the chit chat, let’s dig right in! Or as Paul Stanley would say, “It looks like we’re gonna have ourselves a Rock ‘N Roll party tonight!”
Melisa Aldana is a Chilean born tenor saxophonist, who performs both as a solo artist and with her band, the Melissa Aldana Crash Trio. In addition to being an accomplished solo artist, she has worked with Danilo Perez and was tutored by George Coleman.
Hooters co-founder Eric Bazilian has managed to weather the ever-changing landscape of the music industry for more than four decades. I was fortunate enough to spend some time with Eric discussing his Philadelphia roots, musical influences, the gradual rise of The Hooters, his approach to songwriting, and so much more.
If you’re into vintage, Garage and Power Pop vibes then The Whiffs are definitely for you. Seriously, they manage to keep it fresh, while also sounding as vintage and old school as anything actually released in the late 70s and early 80s, and that is the key to their mastery.
If Psychedelic Rock is your thing, then you don’t want to miss this hour-long ride titled The Besnard Lakes are the Last Of the Great Thunderstorm Warnings.