A quick and handy list of all the articles I have written so far organized by subject.
- Best Of What? An article on ‘best ofs’ and music compilations.
- Three Selfish Reasons To Support Your Local Music Scene: Pretty much self explanatory.
- Record Labels: Who Are They and Who Needs Them? A guest piece on record labels written for Captain Maudlin.
- Project Bandcamp: A discussion of the impact bandcamp.com is having on the music industry and why I think it’s such a wonderful place to be.
On Movements, Genre, and Specific Bands
- First Stop On The Rockabilly Roadtrip: A piece concerning the birth of rockabilly music.
- The Rockabilly Roadtrip Stop Two: A piece regarding the history of the legendary Sun Studio and its place in rockabilly history.
- Stop Three On The Rockabilly Roadtrip: A piece on the rockabilly scene outside of Sun Records.
- Fourth Stop On The Rockabilly Roadtrip: An article on the amazing women of the rockabilly scene, many of whom have been lost to history,
- Stop Five On The Rockabilly Roadtrip: A piece on the real gone weirdos and freaks that have existed throughout the history of rockabilly music.
- Stop Six On The Rockabilly Roadtrip: A brief historical sketch of the deaths of Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, and Ritchie Valens. An event immortalized as ‘The Day The Music Died’.
- Stop Seven On The Rockabilly Roadtrip: The fallout of rockabilly music and the rise of American teen idols, dance crazes, and surf music.
- Stop Eight On The Rockabilly Roadtrip: A brief description of rockabilly’s influence outside of the United States.
- Stop Nine On The Rockabilly Roadtrip: A brief sketch of the rockabilly revival which took place during the 1970s and 1980s.
- Stop Ten On The Rockabilly Roadtrip: A piece concerning the birth of psychobilly music.
- Stop Eleven On The Rockabilly Roadtrip: A piece outlining the evolution of psychobilly music.
- Stop Twelve On The Rockabilly Roadtrip: “Where do we do from here?” The final instalment in the series.
- The Problem With Punk: An exploration of the DIY punk attitude.
- In Defense Of Pop: A piece on the importance of pop music.
– On Writing
- What’s The Point? or Why I Do What I Do? A personal reflection on my writing and criticism.
- On Rock Sincerity: A piece on the idea of sincerity in rock music.
– Guest Writers