Chris talks with Dicky Barrett from the Mighty Mighty Bosstones outside of Fenway Park about his life, covering everything from Norwood to Hollywood.
Do you remember the first album you ever got? For me, I think it was Queen’s Greatest Hits (the purple one). Now, for most of us growing up, the first album we ever received came in the form of either a gift or a hand-me-down from our parents, siblings, or friends. So do you remember the […]
Grab your record player, put on your dad’s old Black Sabbath t-shirt and take a seat. Love Moon’s new album Clouded Bliss will bring you back to the good ol’ days: colliding ’70s metal with ’90s punk, bringing a West Coast power house band. Originating in Indianapolis, now residing in Oakland, CA, Love Moon is a […]
ROLI Seaboard RISE 25 Keyboard Controller It’s not often that I get excited about a keyboard controller. All the things that people care about like action, key size, the amount of knobs or faders, etc. on a device do nothing to pique my interest. My mind has been made up, and at this moment I’d […]
EARasers ERK Renewal Kit Replacement Sleeves Being a proud owner of these earplugs, I’m beyond excited to see there’s finally a convenient carrying case (CCC for short) for the little guys. While many a venue security guard will stop you if you have them attached to your key-chain to make sure there’s “just earplugs” in […]
Allow myself to repeat myself. It’s nearing Halloween and maybe, the second time will be better than the first? Let’s ruminate a bit on October. Isn’t there something strangely dark and alluring about this month? In nature, we look forward to trees changing colors while the heat from the summer subsides to cool our muggy air. We look forward […]
Dale Watson, honky-tonk maverick, "Ameripolitan" singer/songwriter, strums a tune and talks shop with Chris Shiflett.
I remember the excitement that I felt after hearing “Bullet With Butterfly Wings” for the first time while in middle school. This unbelievable music video beamed onto the glass tube of my TV and I had never heard or seen anything else like it. My first thought was that I just had to get the […]
Jazz audiences know Greg Spero as an award-winning pianist, composer and bandleader. Playing professionally since age 14, Spero has studied with the likes of Herbie Hancock, and toured the US and UK with his own jazz trio. But his enviable career kicked up a notch in early 2015, when Greg landed his gig as the […]