“It’s Not Supposed To Be Easy” : A Conversation With Jeremy Porter Of Jeremy Porter & The Tucos

Once in a while I get the privilege to help promote a cool local show that’s happening in my general vicinity. In doing so I get to chat with some pretty amazing rock and roll road warriors. Long haulers touring the highways and byways of the great Midwest in search of cool stages located in […]

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Exploring Different Angles : Jakob Skøtt Talks Videodrones’ New Album ‘After The Fall, Bringing The Beat, And Exploring New Sonic Avenues

If you’re a regular here, or even just an occasional reader then you are probably aware of the massive love I have for record label El Paraiso Records. In my opinion they’re as important a label as giants like Blue Note, ECM, Sub Pop, Verve!, and SST when it comes to offering up brain re-wiring […]

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“Truly What This Band Was Meant To Do” : Voyag3R Talks Scoring ‘New York Ninja’

Detroit trio and synth/rock/prog titans Voyag3r have been putting out forward-thinking synth-heavy rock and roll for a few years now. Steve Greene(synthesizers, piano, saxophone), Greg Mastin(drums and percussion), and Aaron Greene(guitars) have built a discography that is both a solid collection of standalone heavy electronic rock albums, but also imagined worlds of both sci-fi, dystopian, […]

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Psychedelic Isolation Blues : Kanaan Talks New Album ‘Double Sun’

Kanaan are a psych/fusion rock trio from Norway. If you’re familiar with these pages then you probably already know that as I’ve talked about Kanaan before. First their 2018 El Paraiso Records debut Windborne, then a scorching live session at Øra Studio in Trondheim, an in-depth interview, and most recently their collaborative LP with Jonas […]

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A Turning Point : Jon Dobyns Talks Alone in the Woods’ Brilliant ‘Kwaidan’

Few artists evoke such visuals and imagination in their music like the production duo Alone in the Woods. AitW, which is comprised of studio wizards Jon Dobyns and Lonn Bologna, take the art of songwriting and songcrafting to new levels of meticulous beauty. Their self-titled debut with Burning Witches Records last year was one of […]

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Exploring The Circuits : Astral TV Talk ‘Travelling The Circuits’ and Improvisation

Featured Photo by Kristoffer Vollmann Two years ago an album dropped from the ether called Chrystal Shores. The album was by the electronic duo Astral TV. The record didn’t actually drop from the ether. More like Denmark, but that doesn’t matter. What does matter is that Chrystal Shores was an immense electronic album for me. […]

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