The Re-Invention Of Monday Night

If you asked me to script a better preamble for the release of “The Invention Of Everything Else,” I’d be hard pressed. I dropped the album art (created, like most things, in that three-hour zone of sleeplessness that strikes me most nights) onto...

Behind The Music: “Giving Up The Ghost”

I was standing on the 79th Street subway station just a few days prior to the release of “Heartland” in November, 2005, when the phrase “giving up the ghost” came to me. “Somehow,” as I wrote a few years later, “It summarized...

“The Invention Of Everything Else” Track Listing

My brand-new CD, “The Invention Of Everything Else,” will be released on Authentic Records on June 18th. The ten track collection (my first LP since 2005’s “Heartland”) is a full-band, mostly-acoustic release, featuring guitarist Chris...

It Never Rains In California (It Pours)

True, my life has unfolded differently than I might have planned (or dreamed). Tonight finds me at Universal Studios Hollywood (more Burbank than Hollywood, really), not on the road like my pals The Nadas or Raining Jane. Fortunately, though, I receive the occasional...

Sing To Keep Your Demons At Bay

Good thing Jamie Leonhart told me she taught voice after I roped her into singing a few songs with me for “The Invention Of Everything Else” (due June 18th from Authentic Records!); had I known in advance, I might not have had the nerve to ask. I first...