Tom Lanham

Singer Helena Deland happy to be altogether unaccompanied

Montreal singer Helena Deland doesn’t subscribe to any “say yes” movements, but…

Instrumental CHON rocks with jazzy guitar

When guitarist Mario Camarena formed his prog rock combo CHON 10 years…

Rap-rocker nothing,nowhere back in spotlight after therapy for anxiety

Rap-rocker Joe Mulherin, better known as nothing, nowhere., knew it might rankle…

Alec Benjamin tells stories from his life

When 12-year-old “America’s Got Talent” hopeful Merrick Hanna was looking for a…

Meet Pylon Reenactment Society

Pylon front woman Vanessa Briscoe Hay made a decision not to continue…

Elley Duhé embraces life on ‘Dragon Mentality’

At 17, Elley Duhé had six months left of high school in…

Honky-tonk Whitey Morgan fuels with alcohol

Outside of old “Leave it to Beaver” reruns and Boston police reports,…

Old 97s get in the spirit on ‘Love the Holidays’

In January, Rhett Miller had a brainstorm in an unusual place, when…

Balladeer Lily Kershaw writes music in her dreams

Flame-haired balladeer Lily Kershaw’s music career kicked into high gear in 2012,…

John Doe, X in The City for Thanksgiving

In recent years, X bassist-vocalist John Doe has been busy. He got…

Paul McDonald’s debut solo album chronicles crazy times

In 2011, the future looked bright for ex-Grand Magnolias frontman Paul McDonald.…

Bedroom producer G FLIP hits with ‘About You’

In January 2017, Melbourne, Australia native Georgia Flipo’s mother and friends thought…

Blues Traveler’s John Popper collects historical weapons

After three decades with his rootsy New Jersey outfit Blues Traveler, vocalist-harmonica…

The Struts’ Luke Spiller makes friends in many places

As his career as lead singer for Britain’s glam-rocking The Struts speeds…

Pauline Black, The Selecter, back making political music

When Pauline Black makes a career choice, she follows through. When the…

Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park finds solace in music

A year ago, Linkin Park founder Mike Shinoda was struggling to make…

A few words about monsters from Dave Vanian of The Damned

You have to hand it to Damned frontman Dave Vanian. The perpetually…

Catching up with Fred Schneider and the long-lasting B-52s

Fred Schneider thinks he knows why his quirk-rocking little Athens, Ga. combo…

Molly Burch overcomes shyness with stellar songs

On Austin, Texas-based folk-rocker Molly Burch’s gorgeous new sophomore release, “First Flower,”…

Years & Years’ Olly Alexander keeps focus on music

About a decade ago, British actor Olly Alexander launched quite a career,…