The sawdust-covered hands of a furniture maker breathe form and brilliance into fallen logs and limbs, slowly etching the transformation between the first cut and the final product. The finished product is passed down from generation to generation, used for its functionality, revered for its character and relied on for its durability.
One of the bands that we caught up with at this year’s SXSW was The Rocketboys. After reflecting on their career and discussing the new album they are currently working on, we thought we’d share some of our conversation with lead singer Brandon Kinder.
In our fast-paced, consumer-centric world, more and more people are looking for reasons to slow down – to actually experience something, instead of indiscriminant consumption. In the realm of music culture, nothing epitomizes that desire more than vinyl – appealing to those who take the time to listen, whether playing a record alone in the still of the evening or letting the turntable warmly exude its sounds over the communal clanking of forks and exuberant laughter.
Following a successful stint as the executive chef at Woodfire Grill, a Top Chef finalist and current James Beards award finalist for his cookbook Fire in My Belly, Kevin Gillespie is launching his own, distinct spot. Gunshow, which is set to open May 8 in Glenwood Park, will be an entirely different experience for anyone previously familiar with Kevin’s cooking – as it’s the first time he is delving into something not considered “fine dining.” We caught up with Kevin to learn a little more about what we can expect at Gunshow.