GAIN, and bands just like them are why Music Speaks Magazine exists. We love getting to know the men and women behind the tunes we love to rock out to in the car, or laying in bed escaping the day. Here’s what they had to say about a few questions we thought would help you get to know them. -Can you provide a brief history of the band and its formation? The four of us started jamming and writing together in the fall of 2017. We started GAIN with the sole intention of playing music that we all enjoyed and … Continue reading GAIN

Remember that time Nappy Roots came to Neenah?

Cranky Pat’s – Neenah 5/12/16 9:30 – 1:00 $20 cover With two decades of discography planted in the ground and yet again reaping the benefits of what they have sown with another instance of their mega hit “Good Day” making the silver screen as a feature song in Disney’s summer hit The Secret Life of Pets, Nappy Roots is deeply ingrained in classic Hip-Hop and pop culture. All five current members including newly added 808-Blake of SKMA were present for an unprecedented visit to Neenah, WI at Cranky Pat’s Pizza this past May, the 12th to be exact. Cranky’s programming recently taken … Continue reading Remember that time Nappy Roots came to Neenah?

A True Rolling Stone: Darrell Taylor

Recently I spoke with Darrell Taylor, your class act 21st century wandering troubadour of blues and soul. We caught up on everyday musician topics, long nights on city sidewalks entertaining passer-byes, Oshkosh and Appleton from outside eyes and also logged some session hours in my makeshift studio. A recording is available towards the tail end of this feature. Continue reading A True Rolling Stone: Darrell Taylor