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Up Front with Danny R. Phillips: Ben Constable

By Danny R. Phillips Ben Constable is many things. A dedicated father, punk rocker, troubadour, friend, singer/songwriter, Giver of bad band names. Over the years that I have known Ben, we have spent many an hour over Jameson and PBR; … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story: Under The Big Oak Tree

An artist always challenges themselves, it’s what growing as an artist is all about. Artists that tend to rest on their laurels simply aren’t as productive. Whether it is painting, writing or music this almost always holds true. St. Joseph’s … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story – Deco Auto

It’s difficult to capture your audience as a band sometimes. This often has little to do with musical talent or how good a band’s songs are. Kansas City’s Deco Auto is a good example of a band that doesn’t have … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story: Phil Vandel

A successful artist has record sales, radio play and a big house with a hot tub, right? Success isn’t always measured in dollars and cents though and all of those things directly trace back to money. Phil Vandel is one … Continue reading

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VOT Cover Story: Zale Bledsoe (Update)

Zale Bledsoe may be the person most featured in Tuning Fork magazine since our first issue back in July of 2013. This is with good reason as he thrives within the St. Joseph music scene and continues to move toward … Continue reading

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Vocals On Top Cover Story: Kilmaat

Here is the cover story from September 2014’s Tuning Fork Magazine, lightly edited and re-purposed for Vocals On Top. “Metal is the feeling of being an outsider, but still being part of something huge.” comedian and hardcore metal head Brian … Continue reading

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Vocals On Top Cover Story: Todd Cooper

Some of you in the Kansas City or St. Joseph, Missouri area may have recently noticed a new paper on newsstands named Tuning Fork Magazine. If the writing of the cover story seemed familiar; there is a reason. It was … Continue reading

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