Author: Yunus Church

JamFeed Catches Up With The Motet at Euphoria Festival About Delving Deeper Into the Funk, Changes in the Music Industry & More

The Motet are no strangers to change. The next-level funk outfit has gone through countless lineup changes and sonic evolutions since drummer and bandleader Dave Watts founded the group in 1998. Most recently, they parted ways with longtime lead vocalist Jans Ingber this past December, and have added two new members: Lyle Divinsky on lead vocals and Drew […]

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Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 8

Download JamFeed for free right now and follow Spencer Ludwig to stay up-to-date with all of his latest news, releases, and tour announcements as they happen in real time. The first seven parts to ‘Taking Life by the Horn’ can be found on his artist page. “What’s up with all of these Throwback Thursday pictures,” I ask Spencer Ludwig during our latest […]

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Eric Tessmer Preserves Austin’s Storied Blues Legacy

Gazing amongst the countless construction cranes and newly built condos that clutter the skyline (or half-built condos, for that matter), it ain’t hard to tell that times are changing down in Austin, Texas. Fast. What used to be a mid-sized college town and state capital is now the 11th largest city in the country, and the […]

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Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 7

Download JamFeed for free right now and follow Spencer Ludwig to stay up-to-date with all of his latest news, releases, and tour announcements as they happen in real time. The first six parts to ‘Taking Life by the Horn’ can be found on his artist page. “I couldn’t get off of it. I was recording vocals on it, riding […]

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Chali 2na Is Going ‘Against The Current’ With First Art Book

Chali 2na: lyricist, underground stalwart, the ‘Verbal Herman Munster‘… painter and photographer? For nearly 20 years, Jurassic 5’s Charles “Chali 2na” Stewart has wowed fans with his complete package of lyrical acrobatics, subject matter, and one of the most distinguishable voices that hip-hop has ever known. Now “creepin’ on 50,” as he playfully puts it (okay, […]

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Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 6

Download JamFeed for free right now and follow Spencer Ludwig to stay up-to-date with all of his latest news, releases, and tour announcements as they happen in real time. The first five parts to ‘Taking Life by the Horn’ can be found on his JamFeed artist page. When I went on vacation to Italy earlier this year, I took […]

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Exclusive Interview: John Baumann

John Baumann is an unassuming yet confident man. He strolled up to our interview at Austin’s Houndstooth Coffee wearing a black Under Armour polo with a subtle line of color running horizontally across the collarbone, matching his black Ray Bans with clear trim around the inside. He’s not flashy, but he understands how little accents of differentiation can […]

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Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 5

Download JamFeed for free right now and follow Spencer Ludwig to stay up-to-date with all of his latest news, releases, and tour announcements as they happen in real time. The first four parts to ‘Taking Life by the Horn’ can be found on his JamFeed artist page. Spencer Ludwig has been to Europe before, but not like this. […]

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Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 4

The first three parts of JamFeed’s exclusive series, ‘Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn’, can be found here.  If you’ll recall from the last edition of Taking Life by the Horn, Spencer Ludwig was feeling pretty good about his tiresome summer adventure writing songs for his upcoming Warner Bros. debut album: “I’m working myself to death but […]

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Artist Spotlight: Chali 2na

Interview by Cameron Gibson, words by Yunus Church. Rap is not exclusively a young man’s game anymore (unfortunately, it’s still too much of a man’s game, but that’s a different matter altogether). Many of my favorite MC’s are closer in age to my father than they are to me, and I have no problem with […]

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Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 3

Part 1 and 2 of JamFeed’s exclusive series, ‘Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn’, can be found here and here. Anybody who knows Spencer Ludwig, or who has read the first two installments of this column, has probably figured out by now that he likes to stay busy. But “busy” has a different connotation to […]

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Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn, Part 2

If you missed part 1 of JamFeed’s exclusive series, ‘Spencer Ludwig: Taking Life by the Horn’, you can catch up here. It’s Sunday, June 21, and singer/songwriter/trumpeter Spencer Ludwig is spending the day with his family at Dodger Stadium, watching his father’s beloved Los Angeles Dodgers beat up on their NL West rival San Francisco […]

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