Kath Galasso

Wordworker, Observer, Force of Nature

Feel the music, write the words. It's really not complicated.
Interviews, Reviews, Features, Bios

KatsTheoryofMusic.blogspot.com
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OnStageMagazine.com
Crixeo.com
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Portfolio

A Little of This, A Lot of Sass

Music History in an Alternate Universe: Imagine the Beatles Never Existed - Crixeo
Can you imagine music, culture or life in general without the past century's defining moment in music history? Just try to picture our world without the Beatles. It's like going...
Jason deCaires Taylor Creates Underwater Art to Save the Seas - Crixeo
Jason deCaires Taylor is a sculptor, photographer, diver and, most importantly, environmentalist. Since 2006, when he created the world's first underwater sculpture park in the...
Behind the Scenes: The Road to Grammy Nominations - Crixeo
The process for an artist submitting their music for the first time is exciting to be sure, but it's also stressful and a bit complicated. If you've been nominated, entering...
Ursula Goff's Extraordinary Hair Art - Crixeo
Gone are the days when someone with blue hair would make you do a double take. Pink, purple, orange, green and every color in between have now become common hair colors for...
'Is It Local?' Meet a Farm-to-Table Champ - Crixeo
As American farmland decreases, people are increasingly searching for locally sourced food. The farm-to-table approach to eating offers many benefits. It assures consumers of...
Looking for the Blues in all the Wrong Places
From the rich and tasty southern style to the delta and up the Mississippi, spreading out East and West, the blues sound has adapted to each region it has touched. And these...
Art & Nature Intersect at Grounds For Sculpture - Crixeo
In a nondescript section of Hamilton, New Jersey, deep within an industrial park, is an extraordinary cultural oasis that makes adults feel like children and fills children with...
Music Feeds the Soul, but a Unique Day Job Might Pay the Bills - Crixeo
"The only truth is music," Jack Kerouac wrote. There may be one other truth: making music doesn't always pay the bills. Many musicians, artists and writers don't start out...
It's Better Than Sex... Really?
It's better than sex. Most of us have heard someone say that. And just like most things in life, it's very subjective. What you might think is better than sex is likely making...
You Guys Getting Enough Sleep? Didn't Think So
Social Jet Lag. Haven't heard of it? Well, we've all experienced it. In fact, it's pretty much what we strive for every weekend. It's called paying the price for having fun....
Kat's Theory of Life - A Legitimate Candidate
And here we go again. Today's subject: "Legitimate Rape" Actually we have two discussions today. First the idiocy of the man who said it and the aftermath of the idiot saying...
Social Media Delivers a Happily Ever After to Animals in Need - Crixeo
If we've learned nothing else through social media, it's pretty obvious we are all suckers for a "happily ever after," especially when it involves animals in need. Is there a...
They Took the Pony for a Ride
What the hell is wrong with this world? The World's Smallest Pony has been kidnapped... allegedly by the Mafia. Really. While on tour in Italy, Charlie (and why does he get to...
Man's Best Friend or Your New Drinking Buddy?
Dog. Man's best friend. A friend for life, you can do everything together. Now you can even throw back a few cold brews. Yepper, a guy in Oregon has come up with a dog beer; he...
Kat's Theory of Life - Perseverance
A little over a year ago, I wrote a post about dreams and goals. It centered on the beginning of a dream and possibly coming to the realization that your dream may never come...
Kat's Theory of Life - When Nelson and Lynn Were In Istanbul
So began the conversation. Where it went from that point, I don't know... I stopped listening. As someone who puts fingers to keyboard in an attempt to create some interesting...
Open Your Mind to Opening Acts
One of the realities of concert-going is you usually never purchase a ticket based on the opening act. Of course there are exceptions, such as when bands share double billing,...
#newyorkvalues
Kat's Theory of Life - And Here We Go Again
Yogi said it best. "It's like deja vu all over again." Now unless it's to a show or an occasional get together with friends, I don't go out all that much. The last time we went...
JUTUAN, Life Experiences Shape A Musical Foundation
JUTUAN represents different genres in their music, just as they represent different cultures in their lives. The southern New Jersey band is led by brothers Jake and James...
Sharknado: Something Fishy Going On
When it premiered on the Syfy channel Sharknado brought in 1.37 million viewers. Not huge numbers for a debut on the shlock station. But then social media got its teeth into it...
Thank You Martin Shkreli
Alabama Shakes, Redefining Musical Substance
The Grammy Awards: The Premiere Show
Cut me a little slack if my Grammy rant has a few incoherent moments. I've been really sick for the past 4+ days and hadn't really even looked at my computer during most of that...
Kat's Theory of Life - One Dog's Tale
I find myself having some very meaningful discussions lately, even though they are a bit one sided. I work from home, and so it's me and the dog. They had named her Hershey at...
Kat's Theory of Life - A Dog's Tale: The End of the Story
A week ago Thursday I wrote my last post here. It was called One Dog's Tale, and was about the importance of the time I was spending with my dog Hershey, as her health slowly...

Show Reviews

Daryl's House hosts Eliot Lewis CD release party to rock in the New Year
After a slight drought in my live music attendance toward the end of last year, the first night of the New Year seemed to be the appropriate time to kickstart 2017 on the right...
Mike Farris @ The Iridium NYC - OnStage Magazine.com
Sometimes, even if you don't realize it, your soul needs to be refreshed. Music can do that if it's powerful enough. The music of Mike Farris is that powerful. Starting out as a...

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