The last two years for percussionist Jason Hann have been a roller coaster of musical endeavors. His main project, the wildly popular String Cheese Incident, decided it was time to take an extended hiatus from performing due to some artistic conflicts within the group. From the break, Hann and fellow Cheese drummer Michael Travis formed a dynamic jam-tronica duo called
The Grateful Web's Nancy Levine recently had an opportunity to speak to Billy Kreutzmann, drummer for the Grateful Dead about playing again as 'The Dead,' his love for ocean and sea mammal protection, and what profession Billy would like to attempt were he not playing music...
GW: How has the tour gone?
The electro fusion jammers and livetronica pioneers known as The Disco Biscuits are currently in the midst of their most extensive and exciting tour to date. We're talking sold-out shows, guest appearances, multi-night headlining extravaganzas, the works. On Friday and Saturday nights, The Disco Biscuits will bring their signature sonic tidal wave to the Ogden Theater in Denver, CO, ready to unleash thr
Born out of California's Lake Tahoe area, the men of Blue Turtle Seduction know a little something about what it takes to get their music out there and spread the word. The band credits hundreds of live performances per year as the reason why they have been able to take their unique blend of rock, bluegrass, world, and pop out of the Western wilderness and across the entire United States. And they have taken quite a devot
When the Minneapolis-based White Iron Band released their latest CD, Devil's Sweet Revenge, the band offered up something quite unique and very unexpected for these frozen Southern rockers. The hard-driving rock sound is still ever present in the 13 tracks, but there is a richness of content that I know no one expected to come out of these guys.
On November 13th, I was all set to see the Toubab Krewe play the B.Side Lounge in Boulder. I headed downtown early, hoping to catch the band after sound check. I'd been corresponding back and forth with their tour manager for a few weeks, and after agreeing to review the band's new album, Live at the Orange Peel (due to be released on Nov.
It has been my pleasure to watch Minneapolis band Enchanted Ape develop from a gathering of players who got together to have a good time and occasionally write a clever tune to a road-honed band that is producing intelligent songs with tight instrumentation. It is no wonder that they have been repeatedly asked back to Minnesota's 10,000 Lakes Festival and Summerfest in Milwau