Concert Recap: MxPx at The Irenic

“We ain’t got no place to go, so let’s go to the punk rawk show” – these are lyrics that I pretty much lived by as teenager, and since MxPx were on the bill of the first concert I went to – I thought it would be a great idea to have it come full circle and check them...

Music Design: Good Music Is Timeless

I’ve been spending a lot of time in a physical therapy office lately. Since I can’t turn off my job in my head while I’m strengthening my ailing knee, I watch everyone that is picking up marbles with their toes, twisting their forearm on a chair, and balancing on one...

Artist Spotlight: In Memory Of Jeff Hanneman

This past May, the music world lost one of its all-time greatest guitarists when Slayer’s Jeff Hanneman (January 31, 1964 – May 2, 2013) passed away at the age of 49. Once referred to as “The King of Thrash”, Hanneman was one of Slayer’s original members, and he would...

Artist Spotlight: A Great Big World

2014 has arrived, a whole new year of optimism for wonderful things to come. One of my hopefuls for 2014 is a duo by the name of A Great Big World. Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino make up the group from New York and their new album , Is There Anybody Out There?, is...