"We spent twenty years of our lives not playing music together but being interested in it. Then suddenly, things all work out. "Why don't we just do it together? We live together. It's much more convenient. Why don't we just make a band in our home?""
The people of the Metro Detroit area may not know what exactly the St. Jerome's Laneway Festival is about at all, but why should they? It comes from Australia! Okay. That might get people's interest now.
Every year at this time, my friend Andy sends out a excited email asking a dozen of his music-obsessed friends to compile their lists of the year's best music. No music critic by training, I nevertheless dive in.