Music You Should Know: Ghost Medicine’s “Desert Spring”

Local progressive rock outfit Ghost Medicine has released the first song from its debut album Discontinuance. Titled “Desert Spring,” the song covers a tremendous amount of ground in a short amount of time, hearkening back to the band’s numerous influences. Fans of Porcupine Tree will immediately notice a parallel. In fact, between the guitar tone […]

Here’s Why Ornette Coleman Mattered

First off, check this out: You probably saw some articles this weekend lamenting the loss of “Jazz Innovator” Ornette Coleman. If you would have clicked on one of them you’d read a polite article about the brilliant man who broke from the rhythmic and harmonic restrictions of the hard bop jazz that ruled in the […]

Music You Should Know: 1994 – Good Morning My Friends

“Good Morning My Friends” by 1994 was one of the first local albums I was ever exposed to and the first album that the band came out with. The 8 track album, released in 2007, has the nostalgic feel of early 2000s pop-punk like Blink 182, Fall Out Boy, and The Starting Line. Their sound […]

Mosey Croonin’ by Dakota Williams

Daniel Romano is, by far, my favorite modern country artist. Or rather, he would be if he would be if he were a modern country artist. In his own words:   “The name country music is in fact dead. However, the music is very much alive and is now called mosey. Since its inception, country […]

Sometimes I Wish We Were An Eagle First Listen by Caleb Bouchard

I first heard of Bill Callahan when I asked Ryan Stoyer (whom, I believe, writes 50%- 80% of this publication) if he had ever heard of Jandek, the elusive Houston singer/songwriter. We were assembling copies of Analog Revolution outside of Swayze’s Venue one fateful Friday night when I popped the question. In response, Ryan’s eyes lit […]