Stopped by the legendary Cafe Wha? during a Christmas visit to NYC. Here's a history lesson - and a few dynamic photographs...
During a late November trip to Mexico City, I was looking to check out some live music on the last night of my stay (not to mention test out my new Sony A7III and a few new lenses). I came across a very interesting local band playing at the top floor of a nearby bookstore […]
The South Florida Tattoo Expo celebrated its 24th year earlier this month in Coral Springs. My FIRST POST in this three part series focused on the remarkable tattoo artists this expo attracts. This post will take a look at the unique entertainment the expo offers its guests. From some of South Florida’s hottest bands to […]
For those of you who don’t know, I grew up a hardcore metalhead (a lover of heavy metal music, not a metallurgist). The early 80s (when I was a teenager) brought on the dawn of thrash metal acts Metallica, Megadeth, Slayer, Anthrax and so many others. It was a good time to be a metalhead […]
Record Store Day was conceived in 2007 at a gathering of independent record store owners and employees as a way to celebrate and spread the word about the unique culture surrounding nearly 1400 independently owned record stores in the US and thousands of similar stores internationally. The first Record Store Day took place on April […]
Akokán is a Yoruba word used by Cubans to mean “from the heart” or “soul”, so it was no surprise that Cuba’s Orquesta Akokán lit up the stage at NYC’s Le Poisson Rouge a couple of weeks ago with a blazing presentation of deeply soulful mambo reminiscent of Benny Moré and banda gigante of the […]