Johnny’s Favorites

For my last entry, I shared The Very Best of Johnny Martyr, but as with most greatest hits compilations, so many great songs get left behind.  Often the songs that mean the most to the author are not the chart-toppers. So if you don’t mind, I’d like you to give the blogs below a second […]

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Matt & Kim & Steph & Johnny – or – Damn, Flying Dog Brewery Sure Knows How to Provide Hurricane Relief!

Matt & Kim are an awesome indie-pop duo out of Brooklyn. Steph & Johnny are an awesome photography duo out of Frederick. Are you feelin’ the synergy?! Nobody was sure if Saturday’s sold out Matt & Kim show at Flying Dog Brewery was going to be possible with the threat of Hurricane Florence looming.  Amazingly, not only were […]

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Peeling Apart Veruca Salt

Stephanie and I arrived at the 9:30 Club in Washington DC just as Veruca Salt were going on stage.  Outside the venue, I could hear the thundering bass and blazing rock guitars.  Taped up on the walls all around Will Call were laminated 8×10 sheets of paper announcing “NO PRO PHOTO CAMERAS.”  Determined to get […]

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