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

Jesse Valenzuela of Gin Blossoms

Over the past few years there has been a renewed interest in music of the 90’s and few bands illustrate the era of 90’s college alternative radio better than Gin Blossoms.  The band has recently started another leg of the tour celebrating the recent 25th anniversary of their breakthrough record, 1992’s New Miserable Experience. I … Continue reading Jesse Valenzuela of Gin Blossoms

The Beginning

Welcome to Misplaced Straws. This music blog will contain 3 parts, concert reviews, my random thoughts on music and musicians and album reviews.  Feel free to comment and add your thoughts. It’s a work in progress so who knows where it will go, hang on and enjoy the ride! Oh…and  bonus if you can figure … Continue reading The Beginning