Time to show some Cajón-es.

The Cajon, for those not familiar is a wooden percussion instrument that over the centuries has been used in Afro-Peruvian music. In more recent times it has spread into broad use in Flamenco and various modern styles. It is essentially a box, with one thin striking surface and the other sides being normally thicker tone [...]

Jupiter in Velvet…it’s a “Beautiful New Day” for music lovers.

Everything we do is shaped to some degree by who we are and what we have been through. This can be especially evident in music, as the artist's choices of expression shine a direct light on their outlook. The man who would reinvent himself as Jupiter in Velvet has had a twisty road indeed, veering [...]

Claude Léonetti and the mysterious Léode.

Having stumbled across the French progressive band Lazuli, I found myself recently perusing some of the bands music online. Lazuli released their self-titled debut album in 1999, and in the ensuing twenty years have mastered ethereal, dreamy prog atmospheres. The fact that they sing exclusively in their native French adds to the mystique; an element [...]

10 ? with Jeff Kitselman.

The great state of Kansas has bragging rights for producing legendary rock bands such as well...Kansas. I can't think of any others off the top of my head, but that's probably because it's just so far away from everything else. Traditionally national acts have sprung from epicenters of culture such as New York, L.A., Seattle, [...]