Kid Rock

You will be a rock star and that is final! I surprisingly heard myself utter those words to my 6-year-old son not long ago. We had signed him up for this incredible after school program called RockSTAR that teaches children drums, electric guitar, keyboard, bass, vocals and performance as a band. As a lover of … Continue reading

I Want My MP3’s

I remember it well. Hopping in my burgundy two-door Datsun – moon-roof opened, the early summer breeze gently blowing the high bangs of my overly bleached hair – and racing (figuratively, of course, Mom, I always drove within the speed limit in my teens) to the record store to make the music of Led Zeppelin, … Continue reading

Music for the Masses

In addition to the dreamy midnight glow of arched street lamps, the drifting scents of fresh bread and pastries, and discovering perfectly fabulous shoe boutiques while strolling along cobblestone streets, one of the many things I adore about European cities is the seemingly endless ability to hear live classical music. In a cathedral, a music … Continue reading

A Silvertone Lining

Zach Rogue is no stranger to darkness. Or pain.  The eponymous lead force of Rogue Wave has paid more than his dues since forming his indie band in 2002, including the tragic fire death of a former bandmate and most recently two slipped discs in his neck that pressed on his spinal cord and left him … Continue reading