Friday, May 29, 2020

On Being A Musician

there seem to be two types of new musicians that hit me up- whether via myspace or in person:   1) the type that wants me to hear their...

Empathy Orgy

When AP first contacted me about writing a weekly blog, we were on tour with Underoath and I started writing a piece about religion and politics in...

Blog for the scraping.

As the music editor of AP, I'm supposed to not only be familiar with but have a deep knowledge of pretty much every band in the punk...

A New Hope: Five Ways Google Plus Can Dominate Online Music

As music fans bid adieu to Myspace, the throne has yet to be filled by its social-media peers. Current players—whether it’s Purevolume, Last.fm or Facebook—haven’t yet clinched...

Ring The Bells

i am writing to tell you about a song. The song was not written by a famous artist. The band is not signed to a major label....

VersaEmerge Warped Diary #1

So far it's been a hectic first few days of reuniting & introducing, Lots of, "Wait, what was your name again?" and, "Who are you with?" But nonetheless,...

Bloggings on an otherwise anniversary.

This past Saturday, July 12, was the fourth anniversary of my first day of work at AP. It's kind of nuts to me to think about these...

The Classics According to Keith – Short Circuit

Every Time I Die frontman Keith Buckley waxes cinematic on the more important films of our time. Sort of.  SHORT CIRCUIT (1986) STARS : Ally Sheedy, Steve Guttenberg, Fisher...

AP’s Massive Election Coverage: Jon Foreman (Switchfoot) Op-Ed – Get The Vote Out!

For 16 years, JON FOREMAN has toured the world and sold more than five million albums with his band, SWITCHFOOT. In 2009, he picked up a different...

10 For Music Journo Students

Several times a week I get an email to my myspace from a high school student asking the $10,000,000 question: "So, how do I make a career as a...