Author Archives: Kirsten Tautfest

About Kirsten Tautfest

Writer. I've done a lot of living in almost 40 years. My first two self-published books in print/Kindle are what I have termed serial soccer fiction. Red Tales is based around a professional soccer team, set in 1998 their inaugural year, and traces the lives of the players, staff, and fans and how they all intertwine and collide for better or for worse.

Raise a glass: To the Musicmakers We Lost in 2015

I have a google play music subscription. After seeing the news of Natalie Cole passing away today, I decided to see who else joined the great collective in the ethers this year among musicians. There’s been a lot. I have … Continue reading

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Lemmy Kilmeister

I learned today that Lemmy Kilmeister passed away at the age of 70. He lived a long full rock-n-roll life. I know I’m not the only one who is amazed that he lived that long. I remember joking with my … Continue reading

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Down the web rabbit hole discovery of the late night: Chorus

Just a random search of a character name on google turned up this gem from the Czech Republic: Chorus. They are hard American southern style rock rooted in the vein of Lynyrd Skynryd, et al. The beats are fast and … Continue reading

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Broken Flesh (live)

9 Oct 2015 Thunder Alley, Oklahoma City I must say the name of this local band on the bill drove me nuts in the hours before heading to the venue. But maybe that’s because I’ve been wearing a Broken Hope … Continue reading

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Macrocosm (live)

9 Oct 2015, Thunder Alley, OKC This trio from Arkansas was slow to get going, but when they caught fire, they drew me in. I was not so much impressed by the vocalist’s abilities – flat – but more the … Continue reading

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Xenothropic (live)

This table has to be family members of one of Xenothropic. Little sis seems so bored. The rolling grinding thrash draes you in. Nice speed for moshing your daily stresses away. Singer has a good set of lungs on him. … Continue reading

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Fear Factory

Fear Factory is set to release a new album on August 7, 2015. If the rest of the album is like the teaser track released via YouTube today, it’s going to be one of their best. The lyric video uses … Continue reading

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