This is my editorial written last year for the Ventura County Fair which is going on for the next week here in Ventura, Calif. This was originally posted on DisarrayMagazine.com. I figured I would share it with you Poppyc**kers that were kind enough to join the page. Hope it’s a fun read for you.Read more "Ventura County Fair 2010"
The Warped Tour has taken a bit of venom from my biting editorializing, but I have to say that this year changed my views once again. If we think of punk as a way of life, doing business, then maybe the Warped Tour is still pretty badass…Read more "Warped Tour: “Punk Rock” or “Punk-life?”"
For all you music junkies with a chip on your shoulder and have ever bought a bootleg live album burned on to a CD-R at a basement concert your buddy had to vouch for you to get into.Read more "Look at This F-ing Guy #26"
I bet you thought I forgot…In honor of my attending the Dessa show in Santa Barbara on the 7th, a special DBTG pertaining to a steadfast rule in the annuls of concert-going. Sorry if this stings, some of my friends, but you know I’ve got a point.Read more "Look at This F-ing Guy #22"
Complete Interview with Dessa of DOOMTREE after the first stop on her “Into the Spin” tour with SIMS and Lazerbeak. She pulls no punches talking morality, music, and her first headlining tour.Read more "Dessa of DOOMTREE talks with Disarraymagazine"
Never put this on my blog from way back. One of the coolest moments for me as a journalist, getting to meet and interview POS…
P.O.S., Dessa, and Grieves put on a veritable hip-hop clinic that showed the mainstream that the real spectacle is not under the big top, but in the sideshows during their LA stop on the “Every Never is Now” Tour.
**originally published on Disarraymagazine.com**
With acts like Sara McLachlan, Jewel, Amy Chapman, Sheryl Crow, Alanis Morissette, Natalie Imbruglia, Shawn Colvin, and Lisa Loeb, we started to recognize the honesty and beauty in the girl with a guitar and lyrics that will resonate long after in the strings of your heart. I know the S/S genre is not just women and not just solo acts, but in the nineties this is what developed and is widely accepted as the standard today. Go ahead, Youtube any of these artists’ big hits from the nineties and tell me you don’t get whiplash from the time warp back to the eighth grade.Read more "Zoey’s Singer/Songwriter in the Round: Do You Really Want a Song Written About You?"