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The Sound of Drywall

Working primarily with experimental drone/ambient sounds for just under a decade now, minimalist Potpie (a.k.a. Mike Karnowski) recently released his 13th CD, Waterline. As with all his albums, Waterline is […]

The Road Report

In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, everybody is acknowledging New Orleans’ musical importance, even Bonnaroo. There were high profile events such as Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint performing songs from […]

Overdue Recognition

The National Endowment for the Arts recently unveiled the eleven recipients of the 2006 National Heritage Fellowships, the highest honor that the NEA bestows upon folk and traditional artists. Louisiana […]

Phonotone Maestro 4.1, MagicScore (DG Software)

Late last month, Denver-based DG Software unveiled the newest addition to their line of music notation software. The MagicScore Maestro 4.1 is a notation program that allows the user to […]

Banding Together

The Carrollton Station Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing relief to area musicians affected by Hurricane Katrina, released Feeder Bands on the Run, a compilation of twenty songs in […]

Saturn Returns

The Saturn Bar, the Bywater institution located at the intersection of St. Claude and Clouet is one of the first businesses to reopen on St. Claude Avenue. In mid-June, Eric […]