Get ‘Close’ With Butch Walker and Do “Cocaine” With DAMNDOGS

Does anyone remember that old skit on In Living Color about the Jamaican family whose members continually try to one-up each other by namedropping how many jobs they have? Of course you do. Well, Butch Walker would fit in that fictional family quite well dreads or no dreads. Walker is a sought-after music producer, whose ..

Wilderness of Manitoba, Crystal Antlers, and Cosmo Jarvis

They say good things come in “threes.” Or is it bad things? I don’t remember, but it doesn’t matter. This edition of “A-Sides” features three unique artists who will either mellow you out or rock your socks off. Actually, if you’re mellowing out – aren’t your socks off anyway? That doesn’t matter either. The Wilderness ..

Air Supply in NYC

“Making Love Out of Nothing At All.” “Lost in Love.” “All Out Of Love.” Any of those titles could be used for the next Kim Kardashian reality series, but I kid…I kid! Just about everyone – especially anyone who owned a radio in the late 1970s and essentially the entire 1980s – know those are ..

Motopony Rides and TAB the Band says “I Love You”

The Seattle music scene isn’t what it was in the 1990s. Ask any member of Motopony, the Emerald City-based rocking, pop-ing folkish band, and they’ll tell you the scene has gone from grunge and plaid shirts to a folk and even hip hop social scene. In the Cornerstone offices in New York City, the quintet ..