New Music Review: Scott Reynolds’ Chihuahua in Buffalo

Scott Reynolds and his guitar mastery provide us with a new experience within the songwriting world. A mixture of bard-style song and spoken word kind of humor.

An Interview with Michael Monroe

For Monroe, a career in music has been a mixed bag, alternating between immeasurable highs, and crux of the earth lows. But with I Live Too Fast to Die Young, Monroe seems to have found the middle ground, call it an invitation to combat.

An Interview with Jean Beauvoir of The Plasmatics

For those in the proverbial “know,” it’s plain to see that Beauvoir has done more than simply contribute to the rock ‘n’ roll zeitgeist, no, in many ways he has helped shape, if not define it through multiple avenues, over the course of many successful years.

An Interview with Ajay Popoff of Lit

Recently, I caught up with veteran alt-rocker, Ajay Popoff of Lit. Among other things, we touch on Ajay’s origins, Lit’s latest music, his approach to songwriting, and what’s next for Lit as we move forward.

An Interview with Ace Von Johnson of L.A. Guns

Von Johnson’s ascent to prominence began in 2010 when he joined the storied Los Angeles hard rock act Faster Pussycat, playing alongside iconic and charismatic frontman Taime Downe for the next decade. Von Johnson subsequently joined L.A. Guns in 2018, where he continues to showcase his captivating stage presence and serve as the quintessential complement to revered six-stringer Tracii Guns.

Moonraker’s The Forest: A Spiritual Journey Through the Valley of the Mind

Make sure to give Moonraker a go and let yourself be driven through a train of thought that is theirs and yours as well.

Wolf Alice: Music to Cry and/or Bang Your Head To

The summer had officially reached its sultry midpoint, I was newly eighteen, and I was given the gift of Wolf Alice in the most unexpected way: a YouTube ad promoting their debut studio album My Love Is Cool. The ad began with clips from the “Moaning Lisa Smile” music video and ended with a still of the very understated My Love Is Cool album cover. I didn’t need to listen to another one of their songs to know that I was hooked. For the rest of the summer, I made exploring Wolf Alice’s discography my one and only goal.

Rebelmatic Begins Exciting New Chapter with Mourning Dove

Many bands hit a creative high that easily be pointed to in their careers. Brooklyn Punk outfit Rebelmatic appears to be on an upward trajectory that there is no coming down from. After the masterpiece that was Ghost in the Shadows, a follow-up was eagerly desired. However, it begged the question, how could they top that release? The answer? A project that tops anything they have done before. The Mourning Dove EP.

An Interview with Kevin Baldes of Lit

We caught up with veteran bassist, Kevin Baldes, of stalwart SoCal Pop Punk outfit, Lit. Among other things, we touch on what he’s been up to during the lockdown, his origins in music, the history of Lit, the band’s new music, Kevin’s love for KISS, Van Halen, vinyl, and a whole lot more.

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