Albany NY

The Egg in Albany, filled as fans scrambled in, each one, eggcited about seeing Kenny Wayne Shepherd. As I spoke to those waiting for the show, it occurred to me how many of these fans have seen this band before–many times before.  True followers, they came knowing what to eggspect, and they were not disappointed. […]

The birthplace of Hip Hop is undeniably the Bronx but all five boroughs have produced legends that could easily be carved into the Mount Rushmore of the genre. With this being the case we have been inundated with music videos set in NYC. No disrespect because it’s well deserved. Then as the music evolved we’ve […]

Originally from Pittsfield MA in Berkshire County, Paul began his musical career at an early age. Retelling a story from his mother, Paul explains that at three years old she took him for a walk through their Lenox MA neighborhood and walked by a flower bed. His mother, a college professor, pointed to some roses […]

Music is the distillation of performance of experience. In as many cases as it is elaborate and complex, dare even say cryptic, it is always personal. Before it makes you feel, it make the creator(s) feel, and if they don’t, you never hear it. DJ Wiz Hoffa has been making people feel him since the […]

A group of youngsters from Nigeria have been making short sci-fi films and it has caught the attention of hollywood. Our very own Rob Smittix has had the honor to talk to some of the individuals involved in the Critics Company, which will surely soon be a household name!

We were settling into life in the city pretty well by now when Paul’s mother died. After Paul’s father had died, we had moved back east to be closer to our families and had gotten to know Cathy pretty well. She and I’d had a rough beginning. She was an alcoholic and, when I was […]

Now, the band was starting to gel. Andy, Paul and I all wrote songs. Paul and I generally wrote together, but sometimes one or the other of us would bring a completed song, then came the editing. The arrangements always happened collaboratively. When we first started writing, we made the decision to copyright everything as […]

Music is hard to kill. No; it’s impossible to kill. As long as a person can slap their thigh in any time signature, any beat, there’s music, and the potential for more. Music, all art really, is special in that it is the companion of history – it tells the story history can’t. Matthew Pryce […]

Hailing from the sticks and from Upstate New York comes a rapper with a country element. You may know him from the group BoonDock Kingz but Kuntry Stong (Bryan Delurey) also rides solo once in a while. Today I had the chance to speak to the man himself. Ladies and gents may I introduce Kuntry […]

Necessity is the mother of invention. So they say. But maybe invention was birthed in a commune of causes; maybe it has many mothers. Is the invention of a sweet ass groove, a need fulfilled, or a desire expressed? Whatever causes us to create new from old, or better yet new from nothing, the people […]


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