Music

The Other Newport Music Festival
July 4, 2018 No Commentby

The Other Newport Music Festival

When referring ambiguously to any music festival in Newport, most folks within Rhode Island’s borders (myself included) think of the ...

Keep on Moving: 123 Astronaut – Space Talk with Jeff Robbins
June 27, 2018 No Commentby

Keep on Moving: 123 Astronaut – Space Talk with Jeff Robbins

I first became aware of Jeff Robbins’ work through his late ’90s band, Orbit. Orbit was like what you get ...

 Jazz Insights: R.J. Von See
June 27, 2018 No Commentby

 Jazz Insights: R.J. Von See

R.J.Von See, (Robert John Von See) has played a major role in musical efforts in Rhode Island. He grew up ...

Day Trill Serves Up Can't-Miss Day Parties (print version)
June 20, 2018 No Commentby

Day Trill Serves Up Can’t-Miss Day Parties (print version)

The 6th season of Day Trill is on the horizon, so I sat down with the founders of Day Trill ...

Day Trill: The Past, the Present and the Future
June 20, 2018 No Commentby

Day Trill: The Past, the Present and the Future

I sat down with the founders of Day Trill & stay silent PVD, Jason “WHERE’S NASTY” Almeida & Sabrina Chaudhary, ...

Keep On Moving: Alt-Nation Gets a Makeover
June 20, 2018 No Commentby

Keep On Moving: Alt-Nation Gets a Makeover

After like 13 years of writing under Alt-Nation, it is weird to say fuck that, but I’m nobody’s go-to for ...

The Roots Report: My Missing Chin-Chilla
June 20, 2018 No Commentby

The Roots Report: My Missing Chin-Chilla

Okee dokee folks… The other day I was hot, and I get cranky when I am hot (ed. So we’ve ...

Don't Lose Your Head -- Kathy Griffin Is Coming to The Vets
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

Don’t Lose Your Head — Kathy Griffin Is Coming to The Vets

Last year I interviewed comedian Kathy Griffin in advance of her show at Veterans Memorial Auditorium. At that time she ...

Roots Report: Folk Off, Summer!
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

Roots Report: Folk Off, Summer!

Okee dokee folks… Well, it’s that time of year again, time for the Motif Summer Guide when I look into my ...

Sizzling Summer EDM Events Worth Swooning Over
June 6, 2018 No Commentby

Sizzling Summer EDM Events Worth Swooning Over

While my lack of a moderate glow (even a farmer’s tan!) may disagree, summer 2018 is almost upon us! In ...