It's a Friday night in Anytown U.S.A. and I'm getting ready to see a band play at a local music venue. The work week is behind me, the daily nonsense of traffic, rude people and the burnt slice of pizza I had earlier today are behind me. I kiss my wife and daughter and I text my friends to let them know I'm on my way. In no time flat I will have a beer in my hand, loud rock music in my ears, good friends by my side and every care I have in the world will be gone for a few hou
Back in 2007 I had the pleasure of interviewing veteran singer/songwriter Jerry Hannan. If you didn't know who he was before the release of the epic film, Into The Wild, you certainly knew him afterwards. Hannan wrote the beautiful song Society, which he recorded with Pearl Jam lead singer Eddie Vedder for their mutal friend Sean Penn's film and soundtrack. With yesterday being the anniversary of its release (October 19, 2007), I thought I'd share my interview again. I hope y
I started this blog with the sole purpose of writing about music whenever, and however I wanted to. It's not a job, no one pays me and I come and go as I please. Not that I would turn away a few bucks to do this for a living (subtle hint there) but it was never the intended purpose for starting it up. Music, and obviously writing about music, has always been a source of calm and positivity in my life. I don't see that changing anytime soon. And speaking of change... Recently
Some music is meant for a drive up the coast. Some music is best served for escape and release. There's music that's introspective and music that's merely background noise. Every once in a while though, when the moon, the stars and guitar gods align, there's music that becomes the soundtrack of your life! For those of us lucky enough to have been born in the early 70's, who came of age in the late 80's/early 90's, we have such a soundtrack. We have Pearl Jam's Ten! I know wha
Music isn't simply heard, it's felt. Get passioante, get involved and EVOLVE your music! If you like us tell someone.