Sunset Stripped

I feel like I’ve been suffering from an adverse reaction to the “music industry” – one from which I don’t believe that I’ve been able to fully recover.  I can still remember where I was and when it happened – my aversion to the industry began last summer.  I was invited to a festival and just feeling burnt out.  There I was talking to the guys in The Devil Wears Prada and As I Lay Dying and feeling like they were impostors.  This wasn’t entirely their fault.  Press tents have a way of stealing the spontaneity from a conversation.  How can it not?  Half the time the music from other bands that have...

9/11 – A Reflection Sep11

9/11 – A Refle...

Another 9/11 is upon us and here we are again, forced to reflect on what it meant to us and what it continues to mean for the future of this country. When someone mentions 9/11, it always means 9/11/01, a day cemented in time; a day that has lost all meaning outside of the events that occurred...