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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.

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

TECHNOLOGY Tuesday #40: Infinite Jets Resynthesizer (guitar pedal) by Hologram Electronics

Looking for a new pedal for your post-rock ambient band, a new texture for your synth patching, or to give some life to a backing vocal mix? Peep this video of the Infinite Jets Resynthesizer by Hologram Electronics. Create lush ambient textures that seamlessly fade from one

Get Familiar: Shelly Knicks – Swim Camp

Central Texas is so slept on when it comes to rap. It’s weird to even think about, considering the large amount of cultural diversity that exists between two major cities, San Antonio and Austin. Like, almost the entire artistic industry descends into Austin, the live music

“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

“Record, Perform, Repeat”- Interview with Kurt Travis

Kurt Travis is one of the busiest people in the music scene right now. Every time I turn around he’s touring with a new set of bands. Along with his solo project he has two other groups (Eternity Forever and Push Over) that he’s currently

Lo-Fi and DIY: Interview with Talking Forever

In a world full of over produced music, Houston’s Talking Forever is bringing back the lo-fi sound we miss so much. There’s something to be said for a band who records an album completely on their own. It’s not an easy task and I spoke with