Killing The Blues – Video

We’re twenty minutes into the “Invention of Everything Else” recording session when we start hearing a loud, arrhythmic clicking sound in our headphones. Travis stops rolling. “Ok,” he says. “Who’s got the bum cable?”...

Inventing Everything Else

Nine songs in eight hours. Not bad. Whether it was nerves, or a lack of sleep (probably both), I was sick to my stomach all day. I dashed out of the office around five o’clock, and hopped the NR. Stepping out of the subway at Prince & Broadway is a little...

Breathe In (Live) – Video

Like I said to Tony before the everyone showed up for rehearsal, “If you’re gonna’ be ambitious in a big way, you gotta’ be prepared to fail in a big way.” I’ll be honest. It wasn’t our best rehearsal ever. Which is only...

Giving Up The Ghost (Live) – Video

There’s a lot of hope in the Music Building. The place is semi-legendary, at least to those of us who grew up watching Behind The Music. The 42,000-square-foot building located on Eighth Avenue between 38th and 39th — catty-corner from The Port Authority...

New Benjamin Wagner Album Due June 24 18

You knew it was coming, right? Authentic Records will release my seventh, full-length studio LP on Tuesday, June 24. The working title for the album is “The Invention of Everything Else.” Pre-production for the all-acoustic release has already begun. Tony...