What Bono Taught Me About Mesmerizing an Audience

I’ve never considered myself the biggest fan of the band U2. I mean, I’ve always liked them well enough—the big hits never fail to get my blood pumping when I hear them on the radio—but I think I’ve… Read More

Pet Theories Recording Diary–Day 2

Well, it’s definitely not an important large-scale creative endeavor if there’s not one major oh shit moment! After tracking vocals all morning and into the early afternoon on Sunday, my band Pet Theories and our audio engineer Kevin… Read More

Pet Theories Recording Diary–Day 1

With one full day of recording behind us, we’re elated, and exhausted. As I said close to the end of today’s session, I don’t know how bands who hate each other get through this process in one piece…. Read More

Pet Theories Recording Diary—Day 0

When I tell people that my dad was a musician, it’s often hard for me to explain what it was, exactly, that he did. The first assumption is usually that he played in a rock band. That he… Read More