Jason has been leading the life of a full-time freelance writer and content strategist since 2007. A frequent blogger and podcaster, he regularly writes on the intersections of creativity, linguistics, and digital culture.

Cabinet Throws Down With Old Farmers Ball Festival Coming To Scranton, PA

old farmers ball festival 2013

With festival season in full swing, it’s always exciting to spread the news about first-year entrants into the space. Pennsylvania-based bluegrass powerhouses Cabinet have partnered with Live Nation to throw the first annual Old Farmers Ball at Montage Mountain’s Stage B on May 11, 2013. If you’re paying attention, this is the first time that Live Nation,

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The Scoop From Joan Osborne On New Tunes Before Tonight’s Show

Seven-time Grammy nominee Joan Osborne hasn’t let up since “(What If God Was) One of Us” set her career afire with her 1995 debut album Relish. She’s been touring extensively and shared the stage with the likes of Bob Dylan, Stevie Wonder, Emmylou Harris, Patti Smith — and Luciano Pavarotti.  Tonight she performs live at

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Interview w/ Deer Tick: who play Southern Shore Music Fest Saturday!

TSI – Deer Tick interview – John McCauley III The past few years have been quite a ride for Deer Tick. Named the “#1 Breaking Band” at SXSW 2009 by Rolling Stone, the band found itself in an unusual but fortuitous situation by attracting the eyes and ears of one of TV’s biggest names. As

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Interview with -Jerad Finck

Spokane, Washington-based singer/songwriter Jerad Finck lives the musician’s life – on the road.  “I travel between 80 – 90,000 miles a year.  We kicked off this last tour just before Christmas in Spokane and ended in Winter Park, Florida.  Being on the road is how I define being a musician – working hard to get

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Our Interview with CAKE

The boys of CAKE are at it again with a brand new studio album, their sixth. SHOWROOM OF COMPASSION debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200 at its January 2011 release, marking the band’s first number one album. The album continues to receive acclaim with recent appearances on NPR’s “All Things Considered” ,Jimmy Kimmel

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Interview with Michael Males – MyRuralRadio

For York County musicians and live music fans, Michael Males is something of a force of nature.  The creative force behind Sunken Treasure Design, he’s put his energy and talent into the creation of MyRuralRadio.com – a grassroots community of musicians and fans that celebrates unsigned and independent talent.  That song that you haven’t heard

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Style, definitions and ‘living in the moment’: A conversation with Trout Fishing in America

When I was preparing to interview Trout Fishing In America’s Ezra Idlet, I had a nice little plan laid out in my head about how things were going to play out – a little history of how the band came to be, a little discussion about current projects and tour schedules and maybe a little

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