Since the age of 18 when he joined iconic guitar-hero Yngwie Malmsteen, Jeff Scott Soto has been a relentless and prolific force in music. His resume eclipses most other prominent musicians having fronted Rising Force, Talisman, Journey, Sons of Apollo, and Trans-Siberian Orchestra, in addition to his solo projects! You may also remember hearing his […]

Time for another episode of the “10 ? with the Musical Mind” podcast! This week, we feature veteran guitar virtuoso Steve Bello. Hailing from New Jersey, Steve has multiple albums under his belt and continues to impress with his fluid chops and songwriting skills. If you are a fan of guitar driven instrumentals, you owe […]

“Youth is wasted on the young”. The older I get the more sense this makes, so it is only natural that the C Wired story resonates with me. Having been an entrepreneur and business man, Wired has started several successful ventures. He has, by his own admission experienced not only lofty financial heights but the […]

Having been a promising young teen with a rock vibe, Starla Starshine has emerged from the chrysalis fully reborn. The transformation suits her well. Her new EP Red Lagoon is the sort of dreamy, transcendent music that sets itself apart from the endless tides of made-to-order pop. Exotic textures support pointed lyrics that deliver an […]

The term Renaissance Man may be bandied about a little too often, but one man it certainly applies to is Mr. Gordon Thomas Ward. The New Jersey Troubadour has, in addition to authoring four published books, written prose and manned the lectern as a History teacher. This passion for the past and how it impacts […]