Shooting at Unarmed Men

Jon Chapple initially formed “Shooting at Unarmed Men” in 1999 as a sort of goof band not intended for anything serious to come of it. And it may have been nothing more then that except for the breakup of Chapple’s formerly successful band, Mclusky. Mclusky had a huge following in Wales and Chapple needing a [...]

Charlie Patton

I grew up just outside of Newton a town in Northwest New Jersey. While not being the largest town around(I believe Newton city limits are a couple square miles) Newton is the county seat for Sussex county, where it resides. Back in the day Newton was a pretty bustling place. From what I understand shoe [...]

Tiger Trap

When I was lad and in the midst exploring the indi-rock scene everything was done by mail order. The biggest problem with mail order is you rarely got to hear a band prior to making a purchase, unless a friend happened to already have the recording or you were lucky enough to hear them on [...]

Cab Calloway

Cab Calloway was an jazz singer and band leader who came to fame in the 1930′s. His was one of the busiest jazz acts of the time. He appeared on dozens of shows, acted in many movies and played with many other big names of the day like Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and Bing Crosby [...]


I recall when I was a kid my parents would take me on vacations to the Adirondacks (Lake George area) in upstate New York.  It was about a 6 hour trip from our Northern New Jersey home and I’d spend the time sitting bored in the car watching the trees goes by.  Many times prior [...]