Blog Posts

So, How and Why Did Elm Treason Go Acoustic?

By Andy Roman

We are not about novelty. The minute you are, then the substance of what you do slips reflexively into second place behind that novelty. It would be a grand mistake – a strategic misstep – to promote what we do as “acoustic-based rock.” (We found that out the hard way). The word “acoustic” possesses very…

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Janis, Mozart and Lightning Bolts (Or "When I Knew")

By Bobby Steel

Okay, we’ve got the funny band name. Sure we do. We do this acoustic rock thing, Andy and me.  And in more ways than one – at least in my case – that’s probably a real good thing for humanity at large. Honestly, you wouldn’t want me to be operating on your heart, fixing your…

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The Strumming Turncoat – a Reflection

By Andy Roman

So, right off the bat, I’ll just come out and say this: I was a traitor – a straight-up defector. (Considering our band name, I guess that would make sense). I freely admit it. Back in the day when so many of us in our group of guitar-obsessed riff-heads just wanted to be cool rock…

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