RAUL MIDÓN: FROM DARKNESS COMES LIGHT

RAUL MIDÓN: FROM DARKNESS COMES LIGHT

A Grammy-nominated musician faces his blindness head on and soars to new heights. By Steve Houk   Some blind people say that not being able to see amplifies your remaining senses and abilities. They say that their inability to visualize enhances the other ways in...
“Hammer Of The Goddesses”

“Hammer Of The Goddesses”

Four women harness the raw power and sensuality of one of the world’s greatest rock and roll bands, in only the way women can. By Steve Houk OK, OK, I admit it. Even as a straight, my-hormones-raging-for-girls teenager back in the 70’s, I thought Robert...
Bruce Cockburn Rediscovers His Muse

Bruce Cockburn Rediscovers His Muse

After wondering if he’d ever write a song again, one of the most enduring and contemplative singer/songwriters of our time delivers more brilliant music. By Steve Houk Even the word “prolific” is an understatement for rare artists like Bruce Cockburn. The...
Sitting Around Singing Songs

Sitting Around Singing Songs

Collaborating while just enjoying each other’s music is a present day phenomenon in at least one very talented rock and roll circle. By Steve Houk The ultimate goal of any great musician is to be their own man — or woman as the case may be — meaning they...
Jake Clemons’ Incredible Journey

Jake Clemons’ Incredible Journey

One kid’s dream of following in his uncle’s footsteps ends up going far beyond just fulfilling one dream. By Steve Houk When saxophonist Clarence Clemons passed away on June 18, 2011, the Springsteen Nation stopped breathing for a moment. Not only was...