You’ve made it to the promised land: you’ve got a full drum kit and you’re ready to hit the road! But slow down there…you might want to double check to make sure you’ve got everything in line before you jam that minivan full of cymbals and shells. You may notice that certain aspects of your […]
A couple of weeks ago, I had the honor of going to Meghann Wright & The Sure Thing’s show at the Tonic Room in Chicago. It’s kind of a small bar, and apparently the fourth-most haunted bar/pub in Illinois. We needed a quiet place to talk, and the owner gladly took us behind the bar […]
Chris talks to actor/musician Sam Palladio from the hit TV show Nashville about how a Brit got the gig playing a Texas country singer, his first big break in a Barry Manilow-themed musical and, of course, Santa Barbara slang.
The president of Gibson during its most accomplished era, the man who oversaw the development of the Les Paul and first conceptualized the ES-335, nearly took a job with Brach’s Candy. Perhaps in a parallel universe, Ted McCarty does take up a position at Brach’s and we all enjoy some wondrous confections that not only taste divine, but […]
UPDATE: A suspect has been named in the case of the 10 stolen Gibson Custom Shop guitars. According to Franklin Home Page, two men alleged that Bryan Brewington sold two of the guitars to them at $100 each and recommended they didn’t try to pawn them off. The men were suspicious upon examining the guitars and alerted police. Police are […]
Country music superstar Dierks Bentley talks with Chris about everything from songwriting, to moving to Nashville, to listening to Hank Williams Jr. sing "Man To Man," and of course about his new album, Black.
Moogfest 2016 Coverage We’re back from Moogfest after a whirlwind weekend taking in the incredible performances and seminars! Click on either of the knobs to learn more about what we saw at this one-of-a-kind festival! It was just the first day of Moogfest in Durham, NC, and we already were treated to a big announcement: the Moog […]
Moog would be hard-pressed to find a better ambassador to what the essence of Moogfest stands for than Suzanne Ciani herself. A pioneer in every way, Suzanne nurtured her love of the Buchla synthesizer and music itself into realms that scarcely existed when she began her career. Using sound design as a platform for creativity, […]
Andrew Stockdale, the mastermind behind Australian band Wolfmother, battled sickness and promotional mayhem to sit with Chris and discuss making records, hoarding, effect pedals, and Byron Bay surfing tips.