Enjoys cheap vinyl, expensive purses, loud (and live!) music, good hockey and any and all puppies. Editor-in-chief of TheBoot.com. Ardent Buffalo supporter.
Check Out Aqueous [BUFFALO BAND OF THE WEEK]
This week's Buffalo Band of the Week is Aqueous, made up of Mike Gantzer (guitar/vocals), Dave Loss (guitar/keyboards/vocals), Evan McPhaden (bass) and Nick Sonricker (drums).
Green Day Crafts Punk for Grown-ups — ‘¡Uno!’ Album Review
When you think about it, the fact that Green Day is releasing an album trilogy really isn't all that surprising. I mean, if you're a punk band that suddenly creates two albums that many (myself included) consider to be two of the most important musical releases of this millennium, whe…
Say Hello to Cosmic Shakedown [BUFFALO BAND OF THE WEEK]
Greetings! We are Cosmic Shakedown. On lead guitar and vocals, we have both Tony Nash and Josh Gartley. On bass guitar is Larry Gartley, and Shea Rayhn on drums. We have been together almost two years now, and we just released our first full-length album, Fake American Dream, on August 11. We …
Golden Retriever Loves Guitar [SHAMELESS ANIMAL VIDEO OF THE WEEK]
Man's best friend + music = best thing ever?
To Celebrate Music is Art’s 10 Anniversary, Watch Robby Takac Take Over Jack FM! [VIDEO]
Ten years ago, on an early June weekend, a few bands set up in a recording studio parking lot on Franklin Street during the Allentown Art Festival and spent the day playing music for some curious onlookers. And so the Music is Art festival was born.
Meet The B-Side Dubs [BUFFALO BAND OF THE WEEK]
Buffalo is home to hundreds of talented, hard-working musicians, and Jack FM is ready to give them the recognition they deserve. Welcome to our new weekly feature, the Buffalo Band of the Week, sponsored by Headspace Glass. Each Thursday, we'll give you the deets on a band active in the Western…
Ben Folds Five is Back — ‘The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind’ Album Review
If you ask me, the world needs more bands like Ben Folds Five.
Cat Plays Fruit Ninja [SHAMELESS ANIMAL VIDEO OF THE WEEK]
I may or may not be mildly obsessed with the Fruit Ninja game on my phone (read: OK, fine, I'm totally obsessed with it). I think I'm pretty good at it, but it looks like this cat could give me a run for my money.
Tales From the Mud Pits: A First-Hand Account of Buffalo’s Dirty Girl Mud Run 2012 [PICTUR…
On this past Saturday (September 8th), I spent my morning running up ski slopes, climbing wooden walls and rope nets and army crawling through mud and murky water -- willingly.
‘American Idiot’ Comes to UB This Weekend — Don’t Miss It
When Green Day released their album American Idiot in 2004, it was sort of like the 21st century version of The Who's Tommy: A rock opera about life in the present day, in the world of the disillusioned and mundane, for those who don't want to be part of that majority.