News And Views

Posted by: Anonymous | July 20th, 2006
There are many musical groups and artists that leave an impression upon us, the listeners, at some point and time in our lives. Some of these help us through the hard times, while some cause us to remember the...
Posted by: Robie | July 7th, 2006
The magic and beauty of the FloydFest vision is unparalleled. The profound purpose of the organizers and staff shines from corner to corner of the experience. So jump on the Blue Ridge parkway and come on down...
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Posted by: Anonymous | June 26th, 2006
After coming across this musically talented group via a CD from a friend a few months ago, I was on full course to becoming an “Avett Addict.” In investigating their website, buying every CD of theirs I could...
Posted by: Robie | June 9th, 2006
Patterson Hood of Athens, Georgia's Drive-By Truckers recently took time to speak with the Home Grown Music Network about the band's new release on New West Records A Blessing and A Curse, their...
Posted by: Robie | May 17th, 2006
Hailed as one of the most anticipated festival line-ups of the season, the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival is set to descend upon Lawrence Kansas – that’s right, Kansas – June 8 through 11, at Clinton State...
Posted by: Robie | March 30th, 2006
A unique roots reggae influenced and dub heavy band, Dubconscious brings multiple vocalists and a solid jazz guitar to a worldly, ethnic and danceable base. Influences include King Tubby, Lee Perry, Burning...
Posted by: Robie | March 2nd, 2006
Delta Nove, a Long Beach, Calif.-based jazz/world funk band, self-dubbed an "Afro Samba World Funk Experience," derives their name from a metaphor meaning the manifestation of the mind through music.
Posted by: Robie | February 6th, 2006
Having learned their craft from greats like Wayne Krantz, John Pattitucci, and Kim Plainfield, the three members of Cerulean City bring enough talent for endearing melodies to the table that they don't...
Posted by: Robie | January 31st, 2006
NRPS and their Tour Manager agreed to an informal interview; we talked over brunch the day after their Charleston show. There’s plenty of historical information about NRPS at their official website,,...
Posted by: Robie | December 16th, 2005
The West Coast's ALO (Animal Liberation Orchestra) cap off a year of extensive touring with the release of their fourth LP, Fly Between Falls in the Fall of 2004. Over the course of this ten-song set,...