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WOLF VAN ELFMAND—ROAD WARRIOR SETTLES INTO NEW SOLO PROJECT

By: Dawn Duncan  Photo By: Cynthia Reaves This month, I caught up with Wolf van Elfmand, formerly of Von Stomper. Wolf has embarked on a new solo project, Real Wolf, and is releasing an album in May that steers in a new direction. DD: Tell me about your current projects and where you’re headed. WVE: Since October, I’ve been focusing on a new direction, my solo project. I debuted my […]

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PLASMA CANVAS SCREAMS ONTO THE ROCK SCENE

by: Avalon Clare The first track on Plasma Canvas’ self titled debut album starts with a scream. Vocalist Jamie Lynn Axton screamed so hard while recording the vocals for it that she puked. It’s an intense choice for an opener, one that Axton herself described as “inaccessible.” “If you can get past “The Killer, Majestic”, you’ve earned the rest of the album,” she said. The rest of Plasma Canvas is […]

The Subdudes – 4 on the Floor

By: Jeremy Fleischer ****3 out of 5 stars**** The Subdudes’ collection of music, which spans 10 albums and nearly three decades, is a gumbo of American roots music. In fact, if someone were teaching a class on American music, they could just reference the catalogue, finding rock, gospel, country soul, New Orleans R&B, and Zydeco. This makes sense: The band was formed in New Orleans, birthplace of jazz, and now […]