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The World’s Best American Band Comes to the Crossroads of America

Although I have seen the name White Reaper being thrown around for years, I never really had a compelling reason to check out the Louisville rockers until I heard their hit single “Might Be Right” several months back. Even then, however, it was not until the release of their third LP in ...

FIVE ALBUMS WITH COBRA: KAYLA KRELLER OF BLAZINGCHAKRAMS PHOTGRAPHY

Words: Ray Cobra/Photo: Kayla Kreller One of the things I love about going to concerts are the people I meet. Over the years I have met some of my nearest and best friends at shows. Concerts are a place where people of all walks of life come together for one purpose, to enjoy something that they ...

Interview: Q&A with a tour veteran (6 questions with Dan McKay)

Tour Managers and Sound Engineers are the unsung heroes of live music. If you're a regular reader of this blog, you probably didn't need me to tell you that. It is always a good reminder, though. The longer I've been privileged to run this site, the more I've been privileged to befriend movers and ...

Founder’s 100 – 2019 edition

Founder’s 100 – 2019 edition

I decided to handle the Founder's 100 list a bit differently this year. While there are clearly ten songs at the top, the rest of the list is a bit more ambiguous. Rather than try to rank all 100 songs, I'm just going to go more in detail for the top 10 and list the other 90 in alphabetical order. Find ...

This Michigander just keeps making moves

In just a year’s span, indie genius Michigander has gone from opening up for regional favorites (see Joshua Powell’s album release show at the Hi-Fi in Indianapolis last December) to headlining comparable rooms around the country himself. However, one of his final shows of this year came as direct ...

Founder’s Picks: Top 30 Albums of 2019

Founder’s Picks: Top 30 Albums of 2019

Below is the rough order of the top 30 albums I enjoyed most and was impressed by this year. Discover something new! Once you get to the top 5, the order changes depending on my mood. Oh well. – RG 30. Sudan Archives - Confessions: This classically trained violinist blew my mind when I saw her ...

The Urge rocks their hometown crowd for Black Friday 2019

I initially caught wind of The Urge right around the time they first got back together in 2011, and rather quickly the St. Louis natives became one of my favorites. Granted, had I been born five or ten years earlier, I probably would have discovered them in their heyday at the turn of the century. ...