The Strafing Run Interviews WHY?’s Josiah Wolf post-Arts Crawl 2013

As usual, Penn State’s annual Arts Crawl was a wild, noisy explosion of art and music. Hallways lined with art, rooms filled with paintings, sculptures and installations. Music coming from every direction, multiple genres and styles all playing in different parts of the event simultaneously, creating a wonderfully disorienting effect. A host of great local […]

A Special Strafing Run interview with Dan Collins of Apache Records

THE BOMBER JACKET recently got a chance to sit down with Dan Collins, producer of the¬†Apache Records¬†compilation of State College music, Now And Then: The State College Music Scene 1968-2012. The double disk album features 40 tracks of original music from half a century of local State College bands. The idea for the compilation was […]

The Strafing Run: Art Crawlin’ All Over The Place!

Hello, dear readers. It’s been a busy few weeks. This little town has been hearing a lot of great music lately and I’ve done my best to hear as much of it as possible. So I’ve told you all about the Roustabouts. Shows at the Darkhorse with Lemont and the Warmingtons and a show at […]

The Strafing Run: Sandusky’s A Mo, But the Show Must Go On

Hello again, dear reader. Oh, how I’ve missed you. But I’m back to talk about something I really don’t feel like writing about, but I gotsta. Gotsta, because if I’m going to tell you all about the State College Music scene (and I will,) I have to get a huge elephant out of the way. […]