Dave Brubeck was one of the most popular jazz musicians of the 1950s, but it was his refusal to play in segregated venues that he should be remembered for.
Casey Golden has been labeled a genius. He’s received critical acclaim from London to New York. But what does the man himself think, and what makes him tick? We sat down with him to find out.
Leonard Bernstein was one of the few who defined a city; and while he was quintessentially New York, his reach ventured far beyond the Hudson.
Can I still enjoy the Ramones? Does punk rock have an age limit and am I past it? Chris Dupuy learns that it’s never too late for punk rock to save us all.
The music of Handmade Moments may be hard to categorize, but it is definitely crafted from the soul.
The next installment of Joel Gunz’s music column Blood, Sweat & Vinyl examines Rush album 2112 and explains the difference between analogue versus digital and why analogue is (always) better.
The first installment of Joel Gunz’s music column Blood, Sweat & Vinyl examines the greatest hits album, My Isle of Golden Dreams, by Alfred Apaka.
Jesse Valencia interviews prolific musician Ben Lee about his latest projects, tours, and his partnership with actor (and now singer/songwriter) Josh Radnor.
Blood, Sweat & Vinyl is a music column by Joel Gunz sharing records that are the soundtrack to his life, examining each album critically, and providing their historical context—exploring why they mattered when they were created, and why they continue to matter now.