Paradise Outlaw: Michigan band lets their music “do the talking”

Listen to music by Paradise Outlaw, and you’ll immediately note the tight instrumentation, timbre of the vocals, and some ear-catching lyrics. An email from guitarist Kevin Langeland introduced me to this band, and as soon as I heard their track “Wastin’ the Day,” I was hooked. Why?  Continue reading “Paradise Outlaw: Michigan band lets their music “do the talking””

Who’d have thought neo-folk rocker Eli Lev would hail from DC?

"All Roads East" cover; Eli Lev
Cover for new album “All Roads East”; photo, https://eli-lev.com/.

I come across a lot of bands, but when I saw a new follower on Twitter, it caught my interest immediately. The follow came from Eli Lev & the Fortunes Found. The profile note read “Neo-folk rockers from Washington, DC.”

That was for me a first. I don’t think I’ve ever written about any type of artist who hails from Washington, DC.

So I rode a few links to see what Eli Lev & the Fortunes Found are all about.  Continue reading “Who’d have thought neo-folk rocker Eli Lev would hail from DC?”

Free prompts, inspiration, and images, await at the LOC

Korean War Memorial
Korean War Memorial; Washington, DC (Carol M. Highsmith Collection; US Library of Congress)

Regardless of the art form you work in, there’s a resource for your inspiration or blog right under your nose, and it’s completely free. Continue reading “Free prompts, inspiration, and images, await at the LOC”