Category: Music

Song Challenge Songs

My home open mic meets on Thursdays 7:30pm at The Rose Garden restaurant on 140 in Upton, Ma. Monthly, we host a Songwriting challenge in which topics are brainstormed and voted on by the audience. Once a topic has been selected by our great democratic process – the room is invited to write a song…


Forever Unpunched!

My friend Crystal Joy and I wrote and produced a record. You’ll probably like it because it is awesome. Check out our band Rabelais at rabelais.rocks


Luke MacNeil digs deep with ‘These Are Good Songs’

By Victor D. Infante TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF Add a comment   When Uxbridge musician Luke MacNeil titled his album “These Are Good Songs,” he wasn’t kidding. Of course, they’re all covers, but when you’re playing songs written by the likes of Ryan Adams, John Hiatt, Kris Delmhorst, Martin Sexton, Peter Mulvey and my two…


Inside Luke MacNeil

By Chris Bergeron Daily News Staff Posted Jan. 19, 2014 @ 11:34 am UPTON – Perched atop a stool in the Rose Room Revue, Luke MacNeil sings in a gravely voice about losers, lovers and lost souls. On a bitterly cold night, about 30 people have come to the regular Thursday evening open mic above…


Santa Cruz Tuners & K&K Pre-Phase

I’m the new owner of a 2009 Santa Cruz OM/PW. It’s a beautiful guitar. It might be the nicest sounding guitar I’ve ever played. It does have a few things that bother me however… First of all, the Truss rod is hidden waaaay up above the neck block. There’s no way to see it without…