Remember Bowser and Sha-Na-Na? Well, there's a Twin Cities group that thinks it is high time for another revival. The [Gosh Darn] Doo Wop Band features three female singers who sing about heartbroken girls and the bad boys they love.
Thomas Turner and Aaron Behrens are the duo that makes up Ghostland Observatory. With their blend of electronics, drums, guitar and vocals, they have emerged with a sound that is the culmination of past influence and present inspiration.
Greg Laswell is a singer/songwriter from San Diego who is not afraid to tap into some very personal and dark parts of his life for musical inspiration. In the case of his latest album "Through Toledo," it was his recent divorce that provided the material.
Ask Butch Thompson a question about jazz piano and you're likely to get more than an answer. Be prepared for the complete history of your question, who influenced who, the nicknames of the players involved and he'll even play you an example of that kind of jazz.
Can you be a one-man band with a girl lead singer? Supposedly, Husky Rescue is a one-man band comprised of Marko Nyberg. However, it took 20 or so musician friends to record the group's first album, "Country Falls."