Artist Review: Falling Water
November 18, 2011
It's the big night. Sullivan Hall, Friday November 18th. "Will they show up"? "Will we play well"? "Will it all come together"? These are the things that a band worries about, especially before your first gig/CD release party. Falling Water is a band that formed as an outlet for my growing accumulation of darker songs. My other band, Circus Mind is a funky bar band that is focused on getting crowds up and dancing. It wouldn't have been the right fit for these songs. Falling Water was thus born...
Southgate House Revival
Cincinnatti native Freekbass' dynamic live performances have become legendary. Having played with such musicians as Bernie Worrell, Victor Wooten, DJ Logic, Bootsy Collins, Ivan Neville’s Dumstphunk, and Buckethead, he is distinguished by his power, precision, technical ability and showmanship. Freekbass, who got his name one day laying down tracks, playing around with the bass playing what he describes as "weird effects," and earned the moniker from the master of funk bass himself, Bootsy Collins.
Miz and Blues Traveler
Stroudsburg, PA July 2010
As July was dwindling toward August, our friend Mike Mizwinski took the stage with his band, Miz, at the Sherman Theater in Stroudsburg PA to open for Blues Traveler. We asked him to give us some perspective on what it was like to play that show, to meet up with a band that he saw when he was younger, and to let our readers get a feel for his experiences.