I wanted to pop in and post about my veterans project. I have a separate page dedicated to it and would appreciate you clicking on it and checking it out. It’s a long term project and if you or anyone you know is a Iowa Vietnam veteran and would like to take part, please get … More The Iowa Vietnam Vets Project
I haven’t posted an actual post in a while but here’s a link to a very cool review for the new Gov’t Mule album Heavy Load Blues It’s a very cool album and has a lot of fantastic details through out the album. It’s their first full on, “traditional”, blues album, they used a lot … More Music Reviews
For anyone following me who may not know, I also have a podcast called The Art Inside the Craft where I talk to musicians, audio engineers, photographers, tour managers, and anyone that is super creative and piques my interest. I try and find people whose skill at their craft fascinates me and I try and … More Podcast- The Art Inside The Craft
I just reviewed their album and it’s a killer collection of songs. Go check out my review here Ink19 Review
I finally have my podcast up and running and here’s where you can find it. It’s a great interview with Scott Rosenbaum who directed the film Sidemen – Long Road to Glory. Check out the interview and go get the film at iTunes or Amazon.
I’m from the old school when it comes to most things in life, especially music. I still buy physical CD’s and Vinyl so I can experience the entire package that the artist is offering up. I do it for many reasons but a few of the most important are because I want to hear the … More A frank conversation with The Dozens Travis Posey and the struggle to make it in the music business.
I can’t believe that I forgot to put out a post on my website about my new video series…but I did. I’ve taken the next evolutionary step as a writer to include some video and interviews to my portfolio of work. I love the writing but I feel the best way to get the word … More The Art Inside the Craft video series
A few years ago I was in a store when the, generally droning, overhead music stopped me in my tracks and caused me to grab my phone in an attempt to capture the music I heard and track down the artist. It was beautiful, but raw, and the lyrics grabbed my attention and wouldn’t let … More Todd Thibaud and his continuing legacy of great music.
At the Ian Noe/Colter Wall show in October of 2018, I missed grabbing a photo with either of the 2 headliners as they walked the grounds of Codfish Hollow but, was lucky enough to stumble upon drummer Jordan Solly Levine, and Patrick Lyons who handled the lap steel and dobro that night. In hopes of … More Chicago native, Patrick Lyons, makes his mark on country music.
I had the pleasure of interviewing acclaimed producer Michael Beinhorn to discuss his new pre-production services. It was an amazing phone call and listening to him breakdown, not only why it was necessary, but also why the industry is the way it it, was incredible. He’s been instrumental on a number of ground breaking and … More Legendary producer Michael Beinhorn