I read an article from NPR titled: Who Needs Drugs When You’ve Got Music? The answer, as it turns out? Nobody. Under the right circumstances, states the cited study, music has the same effect on your brain as drugs. And not […]
I don’t know about you all but 2012 kicked my ass. I hate to be narcissistic but not more than I hate to be dishonest (plus, I’m a musician, so you’ll indulge me a little bit, won’t you?): my Best […]
When Johnny and I first moved into our house, our friend, bassist Rick DeVol, and his wife brought us a house warming gift. It was a tiny Russian Sage plant with lace foliage and delicate purple flowers upon pale stalks. Rick […]
I told Jonathan Byrd that I was going to write a live music review for him. Then I went and watched him. Then I couldn’t write a damn thing. I hate flowery reviews. I hate know-it-all reporting. Jonathan Byrd in […]
Rebirth’s Labor Was Short(Originally written for Ticket Files, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR)April 11th, 2012 You know you’re getting old when you look nervously from your husband to your beer to your watch that reads 9:15 p.m. and think: “I thought […]
The Wood Brothers Transcend Again (Originally written for Ticket Files, The Register-Guard, Eugene, OR) 02/08/2012 I have become a critic. No, not the kind you’re thinking where every pitchy note sung or overly anticipatory rim-shot played is marked in my […]
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