The thing about rock and roll is its ability to connect – to take the nouns of the world, draw them in, and push them up against each other until friction causes us to feel something. The thing about a rock and roll band – a great one anyways – is its ability to honestly verbalize the human condition, to find the words for everything from that sickness that hides in the corridors of our minds and bubbles up with anxiety from deep inside our bellies, to the absolute pinnacle of rapture; the body’s highest high.
As a journalist I believe that rock and roll has finally come full circle and we are on the brink of something spectacular here. Just as the 60’s belonged to the Baby Boomers, what is happening today will never belong to another generation the way it will to ours. In an effort to document the immensely important people, places, and things that shape us, my work speaks to the human experience of rock and roll, it melds the old with the new while constantly striving to uncover what is about to be, and above all else it always centers itself around the idea of capturing the essence of rock and roll with words.
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