Music, Etc.: David Crosby—Song Servant
At age 76, David Crosby’s work has spanned multiple generations—notably as a founding member of quintessential rock acts The Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young—whose music has permeated the very fabric of American culture.
Music, Etc.: Andy Summers—Color Crusader
After a decade of playing lead guitar in one of the world’s top rock brands—er, bands on the planet, Andy Summers of The Police could have signed up for early retirement in Tahiti many years ago.
Music, Etc.: Styx—Atmospheric Reentry
With a vast catalog of albums already in hand and having achieved the commercial success that most bands can only dream of, Styx could have called it a day decades ago with classic albums like The Grand Illusion and...
Music, Etc.: Loughman Comes Full Circle
Mark Loughman's Bleedin' Aura, released on Spitfire Music this year, hinges on his English indie-rock roots, demanding an active listening experience as each of its nine songs shimmer with gritty authenticity. On the record, Loughman—who co-produced the album himself...
Music, Etc.: Def Leppard Reignites The Spark
For many of us, Def Leppard represents the mass onset of '80s 'anthem rock'—but beyond this stereotypical persona is a tight knit, sharp-edged band that has worked and toured relentlessly since its debut album On Through The Night—which hit...
Music, Etc.: The Vaccines—Charting New Paths
The Vaccines are on a roll. Having released their critically acclaimed English Graffiti album in May (their third album in four years), the band has already toured the world, opening for The Rolling Stones, Muse and others while selling...
Music, Etc.: The Big Picture
In 2006, Casey Crescenzo set out on an ambitious project, especially for a 23-year-old: to create a multiple-act concept album in six parts that would take well over decade to complete.
Music Etc. : Marchesano Journey
Having built a successful career as a record producer since the late 1980s, California-based Michael James has gone on to become one of the music industry’s most prolific producer/mix engineers.
Music, Etc.: A Steady Hand – Jon Regen
Jon Regen’s Stop Time was sparked at a London party where the singer/songwriter found himself jamming with actor Jeremy Irons—Regen on piano and Irons on cello—in a distinctly New Orleansy kind of vibe.
Music Etc. – The Real Stuff
by Jaques Sonyieux. Country artist Ryan Bingham recently released Fear and Saturday Night, written and conceived in an Airstream in the mountains of Socal.
Music Etc.: Discovering Days Gone By and the Present
On his latest album, entitled Broken Glass Twisted Steel, Nashville-based artist James House presents a collection of soulful country tunes, each exploring different dimensions of human relationships, as told through a hearty and sincere vocal delivery.
Music Etc.: Sweet Emotion
Tim Showalter, the principal songwriter and musician behind Strand of Oaks, puts it all out on the table on his latest album, Heal—a treasure trove of cathartic emotion, all expressed through an delicious stew of vintage synthesizers and heavy...
Music Etc: A Pearl of a Production
Kristeen Young’s latest album, The Knife Shift, is a bold and sonically diverse record that evokes a strong rock sensibility set against a thoroughly modern soundscape.
Music, Etc.: Go Your Own Way – Walter Martin
Walter Martin is best known as a member of The Walkmen, an indie-rock band that released a string of albums since the early 2000s—all of which were well received in both the U.S. and U.K., and many of which...
Music Etc.: Blessed in the Studio
Since hitting the post-hardcore scene in 2007 and earning a spot on the Warped Tour that same year, Phoenix-based Blessthefall’s career has skyrocketed as its intensity and energy continues to earn it new audiences around the world.
Music Etc: Filmic and Riveting
Jake Smith, who records and performs under the moniker The White Buffalo, just released his new album, Shadows, Greys and Evil Ways—which immediately debuted at Number One on the iTunes Singer/Songwriter chart.