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A Successful Disaster: One Musician’s Story

Welcome to the mind of a musician. One thing I can say about Johan Danno is that he is one of the most genuine and straight-forward people I’ve ever spoken to. His passion for what he does is something that gets too often lost in

A Setting or Tone- Get to Know The Vox Arcanum

With no shortage of ideas or riffs, The Vox Arcanum come ripping out of L.A. with their debut album, Of Time and Fate. Being a relatively new band has it’s challenges but these guys overcame the odds and put out a really well thought out record.

Instrumental Summertime- The New Texas Prog w/ Cliffside of the Pinkeyed Sky

This band got my attention just by having a name that comes from Mars Volta lyrics. I’ve been waiting on this release for a while, the debut EP from one of the best instrumental bands in the scene right now. It seems that Texas is

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Tony Garcia (The Vox Arcanum)

So much of the music today is elementary at best. However, L.A.’s The Vox Arcanum are an enormous exception. Their debut album, Of Time and Fate, just dropped less than a month ago and with every listen there’s something new to be found. No shortage

WHEELS WEDNESDAY #18- Clean Your Bearings in 5 Easy Steps

Tired of getting stuck in rush hour traffic, paying car insurance, and dealing with costly repairs? Electric skateboards are quickly becoming one of the most popular alternatives to get around. Brands like Boosted have been thriving with more and more people leaving their cars in

“Soundtrack to a Story”- Interview with Vague Advice

Vague Advice is a band from Pennsylvania. If you haven’t heard about them, they’re sure to be everywhere soon enough. They took on the lofty task of writing a full concept EP. The concept? It has to do with time travel…and the nuclear apocalypse? I

MY 10 FAVORITE ALBUMS: Dante Robinson (Vague Advice)

Pennsylvania rock band Vague Advice is releasing their concept EP, Time Travelers’ Continent in a few days. This is one of those indie releases you don’t want to miss. Somehow this band is completely DIY and sounds like competition for any major act. I spoke with

On the Road with RJ Reynolds (Stolas)- Chapter 2

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a band on tour? RJ Reynolds of Stolas gives us his experience and perspective; an honest and personal look at life on the road. In case you missed it, here’s Chapter 1. Here’s the next installment of

On the Road with RJ Reynolds (Stolas)- Chapter 1

This is the first installment of a series that will follow the day to day happenings of a band on tour. Anyone who follows RJ on social media knows he has an unparalleled way with words. He was kind enough to chronicle the tour in