Old guy, lurker, best beard on staff. Graduate of Washington & Jefferson College and William & Mary Law School. I work at Bard College and spend most of my free time either listening to or making music. When I'm not doing that, I read things, watch things, and go on reasonably long walks. I like everything from Sufjan Stevens to Every Time I Die, but Modest Mouse is the best.
When The Bunny The Bear signed to Victory Records earlier this year, the announcement was not met with positive reactions. Actually, that’s an understatement. Their signing resulted in ...On July 6, 2011 / By Jacob Testa
Blue October is a special kind of band for me. I’ve never considered them to be my favorite band, but have always been more than willing to shell ...On June 19, 2011 / By Jacob Testa
When Hawthorne Heights‘s Stripped Down To The Bone Tour was first announced, I was disappointed that there would not be a stop in Pittsburgh, greatly reducing my chances ...On February 2, 2011 / By Jacob Testa