J.P. Kallio: Northern Boy

By Walter Price In a sea of singer songwriters thrives a voice someplace between Dave King, Johnny Cash and Tom Waits or perhaps within the sonic walls these names have built up. This voice belongs to well traveled Dublin based Finnish expat with the name J.P.┬áKallio. A man who finds comfort and, seemingly, ease in…

Day of The Strummer

Today would have been John Graham Mellor’s 61st birthday. And I often wonder what he would be doing today if he wouldn’t have passed away in 2002 from an undiagnosed heart problem. The world knew Mr. Mellor by his legendary iconic stage name, Joe Strummer, and so he shall always be known.  Strummer’s mark on the music…