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John Newlands: The Nickel City Rundgren

There are as many reasons to write a song as there are second-hand guitars but for John Newlands the reason is simple: he loves the process of making music.

John’s career as a songwriter and producer began simultaneously when…

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Is Rock Dead?

As a musician and songwriter I've thought a lot about whether rock music is valid and I believe the question has a complicated answer.   First: ALL commercial music including rock has become (some would say always has…