A Conversation with Leslie Mandoki and Tony Carey of Mandoki Soulmates

Too often we get trapped into thinking that music is limited to what we see and hear in our immediate area. We forget how big the world really is and that the one constant throughout the world is music. I recently sat with Leslie Mandoki, Hungarian-born, residing in Germany, and Tony Carey, American-born, also residing … Continue reading A Conversation with Leslie Mandoki and Tony Carey of Mandoki Soulmates

MisplacedStraws.com Best of 2021

With the pandemic still raging, 2021 presented another somewhat unique year in music. Halfway through the year, we started to see live music make a return, and records that were put on hold during 2020 finally saw the light of day. It has been interesting talking to artists and learning how they all develop new … Continue reading MisplacedStraws.com Best of 2021