Eric Barao

Week In Music

Monday — @Fatt Squirrel, Red Sneakers (Japan), Baylies Band, Kowalski, Sciomancy, Pom Pom, 1 Cent Peep Show Tuesday — @95 Empire Black Box, Lewis M., Medusah Black, Vati @the Met, X Ambassadors and Jamie N Commons, Madi Diaz Wednesday — @Machines With Magnets, Gilles Aubry, Ed Osborn, Brian House, Titans of Jazz, Blevin Blectum, Curtis […]

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Eric Barao Band At CumberlandFest

We occasionally tell readers to head out of town. CumberlandFest runs all weekend, but Sunday’s weather and music look very promising, particularly the Eric Barao Band. Barao, frontman for the (late lamented) power pop band The Cautions, has been busy writing music and laying down tracks for this new project. This is a new sound,

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Anti-Bullying Song Comes To Life In New Video

[youtube]6zQPF7XuWeM[/youtube] Who invented dodge ball anyway — and how can we make his life totally miserable? (Okay okay, that’s not the right attitude.) “To All You Guys” — an anti-bullying song written by area singer/songwriter, and founding member of the Cautions, Eric Barao — is now a charming and inspiring video. The song came to

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Local Boy Makes Good

I have discussed customized effects pedals in this space before, shamelessly featuring the work of area musician (and my friend) Eric Barao of Cautions fame.  But check out the November issue of Premier Guitar — the all-pedal issue! They have selected no less than four of his custom effects pedals in the piece about Build

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outsider art by guys who never go outside

In another age these artisans would have been illuminating manuscripts or fashioning jewel-encrusted arks for some dead saint’s finger, but how does this creative impulse express itself in modern times? For some clever types the guitar effects pedal has become the canvas of choice. Fan site Build Your Own Clone has a forum where people

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