A Conversation with Shannon Shaw of Shannon And The Clams.

A Conversation with Shannon Shaw of Shannon And The Clams.

Aug 21, 2016

It was at a basement show that I first met Shannon Shaw of Shannon And The Clams. Now, a couple years into their career, Shannon stands strong as a talented songwriter, role model, and golden-hearted icon of all that’s good, fun, and colorful in rock culture. The band has become well known across the international garage rock circuit, affiliates with...

Delta 5: One of the Greatest Bands You Probably Never Heard

Delta 5: One of the Greatest Bands You Probably Never Heard

Jan 9, 2016

The Little Slice of History below is provided courtesy of our special guest contributor, Francis Pospisil, a rocker himself with deep roots in the D.I.Y. scene and in promoting work by the women he admires.  -Roxie The other day some of the ladies from Women In Rock were having coffee and working on the blog in our kitchen. Izzi had on a Gang of Four T-shirt...

“Big Yellow Taxi” by Joni Mitchell

“Big Yellow Taxi” by Joni Mitchell

Jan 5, 2016

So I went on vacation this past week to visit my grandmother who’s a tiny, vivacious, spectacular and witty 90-year-old that lives in a 55+ community in the suburbs of a beautiful coastal tourist destination on the Florida side of the Gulf of Mexico. Being the savvy internet user that I am, I managed to score a fantastically affordable and decently located...

“Seven Year Ache” by Rosanne Cash

“Seven Year Ache” by Rosanne Cash

Dec 11, 2015

Special Contributor: Tricia “Paris” Suit from the band Seven Speed Vortex BOOM! There goes all my punk rock cred, citing the influence of a country song. In my defense, Rosanne Cash is Johnny’s daughter and considered a rebel within the Nashville establishment. This was her breakout hit, and I remember hearing it as kid and loving the melody and...

“Cod’ine” by Buffy Sainte-Marie

“Cod’ine” by Buffy Sainte-Marie

Dec 1, 2015

Fresh off a fever fugue, looking ahead from existential dread I can’t say it’s a leap to the warm reassurance “Co’dine” provides that we’ve all felt somewhere between life and death. A self-taught musician representing herself and standing up for indigenous people, Buffy Sainte-Marie blew away the ’60s folk scene with...