- Craft spirit chemists
- HAVE A MINDFUL HOLIDAY
- The lives of librarians after hours
- PROPS & DISSES
- MUSIC BOX: Sneaky Pete & Secret Weapons debut album
- NATURAL MEDICINE WITH DR. MONIQUE: Methods to ward off SAD
- WELL, THAT HAPPENED: Ten servings of BestWurst
- THIS WEEK: DECEMBER 17-23
- THEM ON US
- REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: St. Blythe would soon be there
All posts by Aaron Davis
MUSIC BOX: Summer solstice sounds abound
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – With Tedeschi Trucks Band, James McMurtry Band, and the 8th Annual Jackson Hole Crawfish Boil in the live music queue for this week, you know it must be Summer Solstice time. Let’s dig...
- Posted June 18, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Maw Band meets its fate
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – When singer-songwriter Brian Maw decided to stop playing wide receiver for the Idaho State Bengals and put down the football, he picked up a guitar. When a downswing in the economy led to...
- Posted June 11, 2013
Music Box: Bingham transduces gritty upbringing
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Frequently, I get asked what “Americana” music is. The term has become as broad as rock. Well, Ryan Bingham is a quintessential Americana artist; folk, country, blues and rock are the ingredients, nursed via...
- Posted May 28, 2013
MUSIC BOX: The Magnetic entourage
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – I was somewhat bewildered that an individual like Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros’ frontman and creator, Alex Ebert–who developed and adopted the Sharpe alter ego in rehab after he “lost his identity” –...
- Posted May 21, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Vinyl – resurgence demands quality
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – “Better to burn out than to fade away,” as Mr. Neil Young put it, is generally agreeable, until the opposite is applicable. The subculture of vinyl record collecting never burned out, but it did...
- Posted May 7, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Rogerson digs songs in form of ‘Dirt’
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Surviving as an independent musician is much like working the dirt – day-by-day, song-by-song, gig-by-gig, and chipping into one’s own voice in an ever-changing landscape. Pinedale singer-songwriter Jared Rogerson has been digging, progressing over...
- Posted April 16, 2013
MUSIC BOX: Revival stirs songwriter melting pot
JACKSON HOLE, WYO – Revival stirs songwriter melting pot The story of a song can arrive in countless ways. Yet none is as exposed, truth-telling or naked as a singer-songwriter performing alone with an instrument and voice....
- Posted April 9, 2013
MUSIC BOX: West Africa meets rock ‘n’ roll America
Jackson Hole, WYO – Toubab Krewe first played the Tetons in March of 2006 during what was then called “Last Tram Days” at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, celebrating the final moments of the resort’s original tram that...
- Posted April 2, 2013
MUSIC BOX: It won’t be hard to spot this Deer Tick
Does Deer Tick sometimes get a bad rap? Misunderstood? When I caught up to guitarist/vocalist Ian O’Neil, he explained that it’s because “we are not inclined to do what people are expecting of us.” What rock band...
- Posted March 26, 2013
MUSIC BOX: South of France plays Juggernaut’s party
When producer/multi-instrumentalist Jeff Cormack first scored transitional music for a Teton Gravity Research ski flick, his indie noise pop project, South of France, was just a seed. It was when TGR’s The Dream Factory rolled around that,...
- Posted March 19, 2013