It had been ten years since country rocker and songwriter Derek Astles, 33, had been on a solo tour. The last however many years, he was leading the Rippin’ E Brakes, one of New Hampshire’s absolute best alt-country rock bands. Behind […]
One of the most difficult things about being an artist of any sort isn’t just learning how to paint or write or sing or play the guitar. That’s brutal in its own ways, sure, but it’s also the most fun to […]
Walker Smith has a few things going for him, musically: A nearly flawless voice. That’s one. He’s seemingly effortless in his command, riding a bed of lyrics that can arrive only in the voice of someone who’s well-read. Walker, from Hillsboro, […]
Delanie Pickering has shifted gears. Or maybe the teen machine from Concord, NH, was feeling like Muddy Waters did when he decided it was his time to leave the land of cotton for the Windy City. Robert will always be […]
Got myself a diddley bow today. And a small Marshall amplifier. Also a burgundy guitar pick, an empty nip of Gentleman Jack whiskey and a new record by Seasick Steve. Pretty sweet, huh? I can’t actually play an instrument, but […]
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