Coming of age in the music-scene of late seventies/early eighties London, Geoffrey Armes retains the independent spirit of that era to this day. Jamming with Reebop Kwaku Baah (formerly affiliated with Traffic and Dizzy Gillespie) gave him an education in the value of polyrhythmic groove as well the beauty of hand drumming.
GEOFFREY ARMES: Green Love
Dreamy Sufi-Celt ambience threaded with strong melody
If there are any other dread-locked, electric Appalachian mountain dulcimer players in the world, Mohave front-man Bing Futch has yet to hear of one. In this blog, Futch invites readers into the unique world-music sounds of the Mohave tribe through rehearsals, performances and recording sessions while sharing the stories of life on the road with this award-winning "extreme Americana" band!
MOHAVE: clear blue trickling
A unique alternative Americana blend of slave chants, Native American rhythms, blues, jazz, country, Celtic and roots-rock styles with pop hooks, timeless stories and electrified mountain dulcimer.
"I write about whatever music intrigues me (primarily blues, folk and
bluegrass). Grew up as a metal-head, even did a metal zine for a few
years. While I still enjoy the occassional metal album, my tastes have
widened considerably. I enjoy a lot of music that can be simply
described as "American" or "roots" music. Whether it be folk,
bluegrass, blues, etc...I will probably be interested."
The Waking Eyes are a four-piece rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba. They have toured Western Canada, played New Music West in Vancouver and the International Pop Overthow Festival in Los Angeles. You can read about their current tour in their journal.
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The Punk Vault, a look inside the life of MXV, keeper of the Punk Vault and founder of Spontaneous Combustion Records/Webzine. Both personal accounts, punk rock news, and features on old punk records contained in The Punk Vault!
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Confessions of a Singer/Songwriter: Often humorous journal on the serious work of writing songs. I flirt with my muse for all to see. Songs are everywhere and I show where I find them. Frequent samples of lyrics and music.
"This blog is focused mostly on my experience as a musician in the underground music scene (metal, hardcore, punk). In/out of the biz 10 years or so, but this is my first real attempt at my own band, God's Little Toy. I also run my own design business."
Rick Cusick, Brooklyn's up-and-coming singer songwriter, writes about music, the news of the day, politics, culture, and all things happening in the world. Definitely musical, somewhat political, always truthful, and more or less humorous.
RICK CUSICK: East
Upbeat soul/pop to dance over, tap a foot to, drive along, laugh by, cry on; fans of Dave Matthews, Seal, James Taylor, will enjoy.