Rosey – A Great Day to be Swallowed by a Whale

This summer has been an absolutely killer time to be a fan of Memphis musicians. Multiple bands and songwriters have been putting out their best work in the past few months and it's been incredibly exciting. Normally this would be a problem, because I am a drunk shut-in who won't leave his back yard unless … Continue reading Rosey – A Great Day to be Swallowed by a Whale

Of Creative Satisfaction: An Interview with Daughters/Way Out’s Nicholas Sadler

Photo by Rianne Garrido Daughters re-imagined and beautifully corrupted their sound on last years You Won't Get What You Want. In actuality, I got exactly what I did not know I needed. The album has an almost industrial edge to its rhythm section and singer Alexis shouts and wails his grim and poetic brand of … Continue reading Of Creative Satisfaction: An Interview with Daughters/Way Out’s Nicholas Sadler

The Ellie Badge – Horse Stories + Personal Fables

When I find an album that hits me in the little teenage spot that still lives in my booze damaged and cholesterol addled heart, I get pretty fucking excited. And that's what we've got going on with the new record by The Ellie Badge, Horse Stories + Personal Fables. The shining blend of early 2000's … Continue reading The Ellie Badge – Horse Stories + Personal Fables

Facets of Personality: An Interview with Jayson Green

Co-Written with Brennan Whalen Photo by Stephanie Levy They say that art imitates life but, sometimes it seems, art and life are one and the same. Case in point, Punk Vocalist/Comedian/DJ/Radio Host Jayson Green. Best known as the uber-maniacal vocalist for Massachusetts hardcore punk outfit, Orchid, Jayson has spent the last decade and half (roughly) … Continue reading Facets of Personality: An Interview with Jayson Green