Remembering Rory

Remembering Rory

A modern day blues master finds joy paying homage to a late rock legend he’s idolized since youth. By Steve Houk No matter what field it is, or what aspirations you may have, most people have their influences. Those folks who have made a mark on them,...
Richard Thompson: He Feels So Good

Richard Thompson: He Feels So Good

One of music’s most prolific and gifted songwriters still finds joy in familiar spaces while exploring new ones. By Steve Houk So what does Richard Thompson, one of music’s most unique, gifted and eclectic singer/songwriters — and lest we forget, an...
Steve Earle: A Fearless Heart Survives

Steve Earle: A Fearless Heart Survives

Making better music than ever and actually enjoying his life, an Americana legend finds his way past the darkness. By Steve Houk   Yes, Steve Earle‘s early life does read like some tragic yet ultimately triumphant Wild West novella. Picture this. It’s...
STEVE MORSE: REVIVING THE DREGS

STEVE MORSE: REVIVING THE DREGS

A guitar legend leads his revolutionary band back onto the road 40 years after they first blazed musical trails. By Steve Houk Ya know, Steve Morse is not hurting for work. The 63 year-old guitar master with the exceptional 40-plus year career just got off the road...
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...