Don’t Quit Your Day Job, Greg Bass!
Welcome back again, ladies and gentlemen! I want to ask you all to do me a favor: Find me on social media or comment on the article or Motif‘s Facebook page to tell me what you think of my imaginary interview/gameshow/newspaper column. But enough about us. Let’s talk about this week’s guest! He’s a man you […]
Don’t Quit Your Day Job, David Taillon and Emil Belisle!
Welcome back ladies and gentlemen. This is a very special episode of Don’t Quit Your Day Job. We at DQYDJ know that everyone is looking to get a little more and we’re all looking to save some cash when we can. So this week I’m giving you a Buy One Get One Free! And since […]
Don’t Quit Your Day Job, Mike Fasulo!
Hello kids and welcome to another exciting episode of Don’t Quit Your Day Job! I had the pleasure of meeting this week’s contestant a few years ago when we jammed together with some mutual friends, but whether he remembers or not, our paths crossed years earlier when I needed a bead for an earring and […]
Don’t Quit Your Day Job, James Fague!
In my last column, I introduced you to my youngest contestant so far, and this week I welcome my oldest subject to date. Clocking in at half a century and still clocking in at a day job in between performing with his band and supporting other area bands is a man so dedicated to Rhode Island that he named […]
Don’t Quit Your Day Job, Ben Hilton
I’m going to introduce you to the youngest person we have spoken with so far on ‘Don’t Quit Your Day Job,’ but he is also the person who is currently in the most active bands. There are times I can barely manage being in one band and this man somehow balances the schedules of three different […]
Don’t Quit Your Day Job, Kenny Ruhle
Kenny Ruhle is a monster of a man in more ways than one. He’s an intimidating looking guy, he’s been in bands with names like Headrot and Gutbucket, and I’ve seen him dressed as Frankenstein at least once. All that being said, Kenny also works a full time job and is a happily married father […]
Don’t Quit Your Day Job: Greg Chihoski
Welcome to Don’t Quit Your Day Job episode 3 where I introduce you to local musicians and explore what exactly they do to pay their rent! Whether you know this man as Greg of Hate, Greg to Fight or by his real name, Greg Chihoski, you know that Greg is one of the hardest working guys in the Providence hardcore scene. He plays bass […]
Don’t Quit Your Day Job: J. Kobalt
Welcome to the second installment of Don’t Quit Your Day Job where I try to figure out how local musicians and struggling artists pay their rent. Let me tell you a tale: Sometime around 2001 I was at a local show standing somewhere in the middle of the crowd enjoying a band I had never […]
Don’t Quit Your Day Job Interviews Bob Otis
Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, welcome to “Don’t Quit Your Day Job” where we enter the minds of local musician types to find out exactly why they do what they do. In this episode I present to you a Providence icon of multiples genres, an activist on many levels and a protector of […]