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Soundcheck: Five Questions with Greg Hicks, proprietor of Melt and trombonist of Bonerama and Funk Monkey

What made you decide to enter New Orleans’ culinary scene? I have worked in restaurants from the time I was 14. I met my best friend and now partner in […]

PBS’ American Epic debuts in May

American Epic, a three-part music documentary series debuting May 16 on PBS, traces the music industry’s early–twentieth century quest to find and record blues and gospel performers in the South, […]

Glenn Fields: New Director Carries Two Big Sticks

“I’m the kind of guy who needs a project,” admits Glenn Fields. Besides being the drummer of the popular swamp pop aggregation the Revelers, Fields was named the Executive Director […]

Soundcheck: Five Questions with Maggie Belle

Your music has been described as soul, blues, funk, R&B and even at times hip-hop. How do you describe your sound? I have always been challenged with describing music with […]

My Music: Maggie Koerner

“When I want to chill, I like to listen to Radiohead. As for singers, I like this new guy Sampha. And Kendrick Lamar. My go-to favorite female is Leslie Feist. […]

United Bakery Records: Offering Up A Dozen

If you were lucky enough to catch a concert or art show at the United Bakery Art Gallery, you know what a special hub it’s been for local artists and […]

Life Is A Ride: Chris Joseph’s Tears Of Healing

Whether you’ve ever met the man or not—and since he lives in Los Angeles, odds are you haven’t—New Orleans music owes a lot to Chris Joseph. Back in 2006, he […]

Five Questions with Andre Bohren

Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes recently celebrated its 15th anniversary as a band. How has the band evolved over time and how is that reflected on your latest album, […]

My Music: Tim Robertson

“Some people know me only from the Dirty Mouth days. Some people might know me from the concert music, some from Bourbon Street, some might not know me at all. […]

DumbSmart Industries: Local creatives form film company

“We had been working on stories before Nick had equipment,” New Orleans musician and actor Derrick Freeman explains of video/film collective DumbSmart Industries, which he co-founded a few years ago […]