Special Report

Photos: Le Butcherettes/At The Drive-In, March 18, The Tabernacle, Atlanta, Georgia

Le Butcherettes and At The Drive-In recently paid a visit to Atlanta, Georgia’s The Tabernacle. Photographer David Altherr was there to capture the action. This is what he said about it. It’s been about 17 years since I last saw At the Drive-In. The show was at the cramped student union at Oberlin College in Ohio. Relationship of Command was … Continue reading Photos: Le Butcherettes/At The Drive-In, March 18, The Tabernacle, Atlanta, Georgia

Photos: Savannah Stopover Music Festival, March 9 to 11, Savannah, Georgia

Savannah Stopover Music Festival this year played host to 87 bands for the festival’s seventh anniversary, taking place March 9-11 in Savannah, GA’s beautiful and historic downtown district. Ghettoblaster’s David Altherr was there to capture some of the action. AJ Davila at The Jinx: Chain Of Flowers at The Jinx: Christopher Paul Stelling at Trinity United Church: Crocodiles at The … Continue reading Photos: Savannah Stopover Music Festival, March 9 to 11, Savannah, Georgia

Photos: Matt Pryor and Dan Andriano, Woodlands Tavern, March 19

On Sunday March 19, Matt Pryor (of the Get Up Kids) and Dan Andriano (of Alkaline Trio) visited Woodlands Tavern in Columbus, Ohio. Matt Pryor’s daughter, Lily Pryor, and Columbus’ How To Survive In The Woods supported the show. Photographer Jeremy Ward was there to capture the action. Lily Pryor How To Survive In The Woods: Matt Pryor Dan Andriano … Continue reading Photos: Matt Pryor and Dan Andriano, Woodlands Tavern, March 19

Pushing Boundaries; An interview with CC and Tone of Little Hurricane

(Photo by Cory Piehowicz) From day one, the narrative of Little Hurricane has echoed the tale of a momentous journey: Their story began in San Diego, where Little Hurricane formed. Having recently resumed playing drums after an eight-year hiatus, Celeste “CC” Spina placed a musicians-wanted ad on Craigslist. Among the myriad of respondents was Anthony “Tone” Catalano, a studio engineer … Continue reading Pushing Boundaries; An interview with CC and Tone of Little Hurricane

They Will Overcome; An interview with Jeffrey Blum of Drip-Fed

(Photo by Bryan Taylor) From Austin, Texas, Drip-Fed whips up a tension that just devastates: diamond-bright punk twang and heavy low-end clash with frontman Jeffrey Blum’s severely depressed vocals. This is anthemic and desperate music, for fans of Black Flag, Fucked Up, Culture Abuse, Ghostlimb, and the like. Under the Wave Blanket was recorded and mixed by Keith Hernandez, and mastered by Brad Boatright … Continue reading They Will Overcome; An interview with Jeffrey Blum of Drip-Fed

Just Being Honest; An interview with Reservoir

Loss, anxiety and change are inevitable parts of the human experience. Some react with flexibility, but for most, these are a source of chaos, despair, and eventually growth and understanding. When Pennsylvania quartet Reservoir began writing Mirage Sower, their forthcoming LP for Glory Kid Ltd. the band was putting this experience on record. The result is a relentless combination of … Continue reading Just Being Honest; An interview with Reservoir

Dying For Your Synths; An interview with James Raftery

Steeped in drum machines, synthesizers, loops, samples and beats along with James Raftery’s voice, his new album EVERYTHING was born on a mountaintop hideaway after a death, a move, a breakup, and a recovery. James Raftery was known for 15 years as Rat Wakes Red, a name for his project solo and with various supporting artists and producer/arranger Jeral Benjamin. … Continue reading Dying For Your Synths; An interview with James Raftery

Photos: Frank Turner/Murder By Death/Arkells/Will Varley, Bogart’s, January 21, 2017

Frank Turner visited Bogart’s in Cincinnati on 21 January.  He was joined by Will Varley, Arkells, and Murder By Death. Photographer Jeremy Ward was there to capture the action. Will Varley: Arkells: Murder By Death: Frank Turner: The remaining dates of the tour are listed below: January 25 Denver, CO The Fillmore*** January 27 Scottsdale, AZ Livewire*~ January 28 Los … Continue reading Photos: Frank Turner/Murder By Death/Arkells/Will Varley, Bogart’s, January 21, 2017