Category: music

Book Review: Encore by Tara Kelly

Full disclosure: I’m 45. I’m far from a young adult, ergo, reviewing a YA book should probably be taken with a pound of salt. All of that said, I was more than happy to review my friend, Tara Kelly‘s latest book, Encore. I originally knew Tara as Miss Volatile from collaborating with her musically online. We […]

Album Review: Simon Waldram – Insolation

I’ve never met Simon Waldram in person, but when I came across his music on the now-defunct music community, DMusic.com it was refreshing to find a younger artist from Nottinghamshire, UK that felt more kinship to Nick Drake and Syd Barrett than more contemporary artists. Around that 2001-2004, it felt like many musicians had forgotten that […]

she was always there for me under a twisted mess of wires

That photo is of my Boss GT-3. She wasn’t my first pedal board, and won’t be my last, but she was a trooper. She went to Las Vegas, Alabama, South Carolina, Tennessee (including several appearances in front of the late, great Pat Summitt at a sports bar in Knoxville), Georgia, Florida, Texas, and of course, […]

they waved the outfielders in…

The pitcher waved the outfielders in when I stepped into the box. What the fuck? That sucks. I know I’m getting older, but I figured I would still get a little bit of respect. All of that friggin’ hard work with Gorilla Workouts apparently didn’t mean shit. But you know what? It worked. I was […]