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From Grace to Grindhouse

From Grace to Grindhouse

          From Grace to Grindhouse A Q&A with Todd Morris             Of the Jim Thorpe Independent Film Festival                        By Geoff Gehman            The Victorian Goth Girl is coyly coiled in the menacing, mesmerizing cobblestoned passageway of what could pass for a castle or a prison. She wears a billowy ball gown, a shoulder-to-forearm tattoo and ... Read More
 
Subtle Music That Speaks Loudly

Subtle Music That Speaks Loudly

‘Subtle Music That Speaks Loudly’ A Q&A with Seth Walker By Geoff Gehman   Seth Walker didn’t set out to set his compass straight. The singing, composing guitarist didn’t expect that his latest record, “Gotta Get Back,” released last year by The Royal Potato Family, would be all about getting back to elementals–country blues, blue-eyed ... Read More
 
Around the Horn with a Master Horn Man

Around the Horn with a Master Horn Man

Around the Horn with a Master Horn Man A Q&A with Tom “Bones” Malone By Geoff Gehman             Tom “Bones” Malone was a true-blue, bona-fide ringer on April 22, 1978, the night the Blues Brothers debuted on “Saturday Night Live.” The master of many horns—trombone, trumpet, sax etc. et al.–played up a storm as John ... Read More
 
The Easy Truth

The Easy Truth

          The Easy Truth         A Q&A with Coco Montoya          By Geoff Gehman               Coco Montoya seizes opportunity like a snake wrangler seizes rattlers. He hit the road with his first blues mentor, the highly influential singing guitarist Albert Collins; a mere three hours after Collins invited him to hit the road. His second blues ... Read More
 
This Is the Year, This Is the Life

This Is the Year, This Is the Life

This Is the Year, This Is the Life A Q&A with Blake Christiana of Yarn           By Geoff Gehman Blake Christiana once lived on a Lehigh County farm owned by big fans of Yarn, the alternative Americana band he birthed in Brooklyn. The New Tripoli home doubled as a sanctuary for writing songs and escaping the ... Read More
 
The Changeling

The Changeling

The Changeling A Q&A with Tony Fernandez Of Peace Frog By Geoff Gehman Tony Fernandez was 11 when the Doors began opening his doors to a life without domestic violence. The freedom march began when he first heard “The End,” the psychedelic tone poem that turns apocalyptic when Jim Morrison says, with spooky serenity, “Father ... Read More