Music

Starting with the man in the mirror…

Starting with the man in the mirror…

It's part of the examined life, knowing your motivation for doing what you do. So what exactly is it you're doing? And why? No, seriously…
The Long, Hot Winter

The Long, Hot Winter

Weld's new music blogger Kenn McCracken muses on the way time, place, sense and season imprint along with music on our memories.
Kenn McCracken

Reunited and it feels so… enh…

Dateline: early 2012 (although you’d be forgiven if it seems off). The scene: America, land of the free and home of rock and roll.  Tangled…
Kenn McCracken

(The Challenge With No Name)

Three nights ago, the show that I created and hosted on Birmingham Mountain Radio, (The Show With No Name), ended its six-month run. I can…
Kenn McCracken

Overnight Sensation*

So, once again, it’s that time of year when we announce to all our friends and family and Facebook readers our list of things that…
Kenn McCracken

Ghosts in the Wires

There’s a negative connotation that goes with the word “ghosts”. It conjures images of frightful things, trapped or angry spirits who can’t move on. There…
Kenn McCracken

The Death of the Wait

In January of 1984, I got to go see Van Halen at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center, with Autograph opening up. I was (and still am)…
Of owls and Buffalo

Of owls and Buffalo

Jesse Payne’s newest work is a multi-media trip down memory lane.