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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
 
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