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Fortunate Adventures of a Naked Mystic

Fortunate Adventures of a Naked Mystic

Fortunate Adventures of a Naked Mystic A Q&A with Samuel Saint Thomas Of Bovine Social Club   By Geoff Gehman   Samuel Saint Thomas lost his musical virginity in the first pub he frequented. It was 1990 and he was “a case of beer” removed from life in a Catholic monastic community, his headquarters for ... Read More
 
Balls-out Beatles & Beyond

Balls-out Beatles & Beyond

Balls-out Beatles & Beyond A Q&A with Glen Burtnik Of The Weeklings   By Geoff Gehman   The Weeklings are four cool cats. They specialize in splashy, dashing power pop made and inspired by the Beatles, whose 1964 Ed Sullivan summit willed three of them to be musicians. Their repertoire ranges from a slightly psychedelic ... Read More
 
Camp-Fire Sparks

Camp-Fire Sparks

Camp-Fire Sparks A Q&A with Joe Kollar of Driftwood   By Geoff Gehman   The four musicians in Driftwood have the uncanny, canny ability to create the atmosphere of a singalong and a pick-a-long around a camp fire of burning driftwood. They conjure this embracing, bracing mood whether they’re performing a snappy, clappy, Dead-ish original ... Read More
 
Private/Public Pilgrim

Private/Public Pilgrim

Private/Public Pilgrim A Q&A with David Wilcox   By Geoff Gehman   David Wilcox regards his songs as “little tools that put my heart where I want it to be.” He encourages listeners to use his tools to rearrange, or arrange, their feelings. One of his toolboxes is “Musical Medicine,” a Web page of his ... Read More
 
Smashed So Good

Smashed So Good

Smashed So Good A Q&A with Kevin Miller   By Geoff Gehman   Kevin Miller loves to make you sing, swing, bop, shake your booty, play air drums, high-five strangers, remember your pleasant past and forget your painful present. The Allentown native hits his marks as the drumming, singing founder of Kevin Miller’s Smashed, a ... Read More
 
Anything But Reckless

Anything But Reckless

Anything But Reckless A Q&A with Willy Braun Of Reckless Kelly   By Geoff Gehman   Willy and Cody Braun run Reckless Kelly, their 22-year-old band, as a family of humanity. The brothers and their three comrades perform roots-music branches–country, country rock, alt-country, outlaw bluegrass–with clarity, spontaneity and kick-ass fun. Willy plays robust guitar, Cody ... Read More
 
Minister of Sound

Minister of Sound

Minister of Sound A Q&A with Alexis P. Suter   By Geoff Gehman   For some reason Carrie Suter didn’t want to take her daughter Alexis to church, their favorite place to sing. The elementary schooler responded by turning a closet into a chapel, where she made up a song about Jesus moving to his ... Read More