Tag: Al Schnier

Interview: Al Schnier from moe.

moe. guitarist Al Schnier is a special guest this month on HeadCount’s “HeadLiners” streaming radio show. Read the highlights or listen to the entire show.

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A Taste of Justice in Burma

Aung San Suu Kyi was released this weekend from an on again, off again house arrest in Burma that has spanned fifteen of the last twenty-one years.

HeadCount and Al Schnier of moe. at All Good (VIDEO)

The modern concert festival has many faces. From the pop/indy rock grandeur of Lollapalooza to the dark Livetronica of Camp Bisco, there’s now something for everyone. But no live music event has maintained the pure improvisational spirit of the All Good Music Festival in Masontown, WV. It’s also a home away from home for HeadCount….

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The Xmas Factor

‘Tis the season to hear awful, horrible, terrible Christmas music everywhere. However, one of the cooler things about Warren Haynes’s annual Christmas Jams, which I’ve never attended, unfortunately, is that nearly everyone who plays appears to eschew seasonal music for hard rocking, old-fashioned picking, and novel collaborations, e.g., Coheed & Cambria singing Dylan with Mr….

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Al Schnier On Gathering Of The Vibes Death

As you’ve probably heard by now, an apparently grisly death marred last weekend’s Gathering of the Vibes. It was the first time anybody has died at a Vibes since the annual event’s 1996 debut. I attended the festival and can attest that this unpleasantness was in no way representative of the festival as a whole….