To call the Hub City Stompers a “Ska band” is really doing them sort of an injustice, because in reality they are so much more. Their music infuses Oi!, Reggae, Punk, Jazz, Hip-Hop and more. It’s truly an amalgamation of so many genres, blended together to form the magical sound that is Hub City Stompers
Melisa Aldana is a Chilean born tenor saxophonist, who performs both as a solo artist and with her band, the Melissa Aldana Crash Trio. In addition to being an accomplished solo artist, she has worked with Danilo Perez and was tutored by George Coleman.
If you’re into vintage, Garage and Power Pop vibes then The Whiffs are definitely for you. Seriously, they manage to keep it fresh, while also sounding as vintage and old school as anything actually released in the late 70s and early 80s, and that is the key to their mastery.
Bandbox vinyl is vinyl subscription service which has been around for a couple years now. In truth, if you’re a vinyl fan, you’ve a few of these to choose from now, but the people at Bandbox are good people, they’re indie and they’re doing it right.
Rachel Eckroth is an American singer-songwriter and keyboardist who primarily works within the genre of Jazz. In addition to being an accomplished solo artist, she has worked with the likes of KT Tunstall, Chris Botti and is currently the keyboardist for Rufus Wainwright
Nick Oliveri is one of the most hard-rocking artists out there today. As a bass player, he has been a part of legendary bands Kyuss, Queens of the Stone Age and Mondo Generator. The Desert Rock, Stoner Rock and Metal scenes have been heavily shaped by his work with these seminal bands.
Ricky Warwick is an Irish Hard Rock musician, songwriter and a veteran of the scene. Perhaps best known as the front person of The Almighty, he has also been a member of groups such as Thin Lizzy, Black Star Riders and The Fighting Hearts.
It’s a pleasure to have Tommy Thayer with us today. We talk about his origins in music, what inspired him growing up, his days with Black ‘N Blue, his time in KISS, potential new music, and the real scoop on Psycho Circus.
As a drummer myself, I always love having the chance to speak with other drummers, and Mark Schulman is one of the best there is. Having worked as a gun for hire, Mark has played with artists such as Pink, Foreigner, Simple Minds, Billy Idol and more.
Tiger Blood Tapes are one of the new(ish) kids on the block when it comes to Vaporwave, but over the last few years, they have really come into their own, and grown to be one of the better labels out there for your Vapor-related vinyl and cassette needs.