Inside the Cover with Ioannis

Remember the days when you picked up a record that you never heard before just because it had an amazing cover?  Ioannis has been designing those covers since 1983.  He is one of the few artists whose work spans multiple genres and countless artists.  From jam bands to classic rock, prog, metal, 80’s rock, blues … Continue reading Inside the Cover with Ioannis

A Conversation with Vocalist Nad Sylvan

  Follow MisplacedStraws – Facebook | Twitter | Insta If you are a fan of early Genesis then you undoubtedly know the name Nad Sylvan  NAd has been the frontman for ex-Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett’s Genesis Revisited project for nearly a decade.  During that time, Nad has also continued to release solo records, including his latest Spiritus Mundi which sees him … Continue reading A Conversation with Vocalist Nad Sylvan

New Music Showcase – Chez Kane

 Once in a while, a record comes out that makes you stop in your tracks and listen again.  The self-titled debut from Chez Kane is one of those records.  Helmed by Danny Rexon of the band Crazy Lixx, the record showcases Chez’s amazing voice taking on Rexon’s infectious, ’80s-steeped songs. Please press the PLAY icon … Continue reading New Music Showcase – Chez Kane

A Conversation with John Notto & Justin Smolian of Dirty Honey

  Follow MisplacedStraws – Facebook | Twitter | Insta Dirty Honey first hit the scene in 2019 with their EP featuring the singles “When I’m Gone” and “Rolling Sevens”.  I spoke to guitarist John Notto in early 2020 when the plan was to head to Australia to record a full-length debut and hit the road.  The pandemic changed those plans a … Continue reading A Conversation with John Notto & Justin Smolian of Dirty Honey