All posts by Rob Marcacci


Chris Johnson – Artist Manager

March 30, 2012 Comments

Chris Johnson was awesome enough to do a phone interview the night before he left to go out on tour with Matt Toka.  Chris has been a tour manager for several years now and has managed for bands like Versaemerge, Conditions. Artist Vs. Poet and many others.  After interning and working as an assistant for

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Missed Out Music Monday – Laguardia

March 26, 2012 Comments

I hate when I hear an amazing band that gets minimal recognition. This past week I was going through my old CDs and wanted to listen to something I might have overlooked. Hot damn did I ever. Sometimes I will go on a whim and buy a CD if I really like the album cover

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Matt Malpass – Producer, Engineer, Mixer

March 23, 2012 Comments

Matt Malpass was nice enough to take a break from recording to do the interview.  Malpass started his career by interning at a rap studio in Atlanta.  Before his internship, Malpass was in various bands with his brothers, recorded tracks in New York while still in high school, and after graduating he went to a

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Missed Out Music Monday – Beta State

March 19, 2012 Comments

I was all set to start writing my Missed Out Music Monday on Slick Shoes’ album Far From Nowhere and then I checked Twitter.  I noticed a tweet from the band Beta State and clicked their page to check them out.  Their page mentioned a video for their cover of the Bjork song Unravel.  Taking

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The American Scene – Band Interview

March 15, 2012 Comments

The American Scene was nice enough to do an interview after their show in San Jose, CA. The band is from the Bay area and is currently on tour with The Story So Far, Handguns and Forever Came Calling. The American Scene is getting ready to record their full-length after the tour and also recently

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Hit The Lights – Interview with Nick and Omar

Hit The Lights have three LPs, four EPs and countless tours to date. The band formed in 2003 in Lima, Ohio. The band veered off from their pop-punk sound with their latest release, Invicta. One element that stands out on their newly developed sound is the use of multiple drums. The new album was produced

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Missed Out Music Monday – The Story So Far

The Story So Far did not meet the typical qualifications for a Missed Out Music Monday but I seriously missed out for judging the band too soon.  I continually saw recommendations pop up on different sites (, alternative press, AMP) and dismissed them because I was getting tired of the influx of new pop-punk bands. 

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