Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Schackstock 30

The Dire Honeys

L. E. Purpose

nate martel

Nate Martel


Mammal Dap



Part Time Regulars

Do you like good reggae music that gets you jumping? The Part Time Regulars are a fun rock/reggae band from the Springfield area fronted by singer/guitarist Justin Calcasola.  Fear Nuttin’s Chris Regan is also laying...


Frank White’s rock/hip-hop group Bangfield brings a great mix of styles to an exciting, all-original live show. Frank moves seamlessly between busting sick rhymes and singing smooth melodies while weaving fun and thought-provoking lyrics....

Jay ChunG Band

Jay Chung is best known for his work as a guitarist for Springfield’s reggae/rock powerhouse Fear Nuttin’ Band.  Jay is also a prolific songwriter and singer, so it was natural that his work would...


Saturday night, April 12th, local rockers LuxDeluxe celebrated the release of their second full-length album, “It’s a Girl,” by playing it in its entirety at the Iron Horse in Northampton. It was energetic, lively,...

Llama Llama Llama…

On May 30th an incredible event will take place in downtown Florence at the VFW, Llama Lasagne will “Return To The Wild Kingdom” to fundraise for Dakin Humane Society with their wackey knack for...

Free Range Cats

History In early 2012, I (Greg Eramo) was in between projects and decided to create my own band. Being a drummer (I don’t play any other instruments) I was sick of waiting for something to...

Shiprock & Anchordog

1.) Who is behind Shiprock and Anchordog? +++ I’m Evan Curran, and Shiprock and Anchordog is my multi-media modern mythology. I’m trying to tell stories about these dogs in as many ways as possible. I’ve...

Monte Arnstam: Unstoppable

First Musical Memory: Hearing “Kashmir” for the first time in my dads red Ford F-150 when i was 2.5 years old. I was hooked to Rock music forever from then on out. First band you were...


Sweeping string quartet structures, plucking lines with rhythmic delay, massive crushing distorted guitar/bass or guitar synthesizers, ambient drones, and reverbed/delayed vocals or brass instruments all find their place, and often battles between feels, rhythms, and emotions between members even exist within songs as devices to further the story of song from point A to point B.