Big Sounds from Little Big Town

Chart-topping, award-winning country group Little Big Town is on a huge tour that’s taking them to arenas across North America until next February. Their hit single “Pontoon” (from their fifth album Tornado, released last year) won them the Best Country Duo/Group Performance Grammy, single of the year at the CMAs, and Music Video of the […]

-1 BEAR, +2 PIGS

Like many musicians, I appreciate music in any genre that involves instrumental creativity—not necessarily chops, but good, bold, unusual ideas. I like thoughtful lyrics, but also like thoughtful parts. In the indie rock genre, this level of creative musicianship is sometimes hard to find, but there’s definitely a subgenre that some might call intelligent indie […]

In the Studio with Fates Warning Bassist Joey Vera

Fates Warning is one of my all-time favorite Prog Rock Bands. I’ve been a fan since 1991’s Parallels album. They really laid down the blueprint for complex prog metal in the late 80’s and early 90’s. They took a lot of risks, and it is an honor to work with Guitarist Jim Matheos and Bassist […]