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Sean McAlindin

Sean McAlindin
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Sean is a writer, musician and educator based in Truckee. When he's not drafting new story ideas, he can be found jamming with his Celtic bluegrass band, Lost Whiskey Engine, hiking for a local back-country powder stash or hanging out with his daughter, Penelope.

Achilles Wheel Spins Round Its Own Sun

“Achilles Wheel never was a Grateful Dead cover band,” says guitarist Paul Kamm. “Today we cover The Dead one or two times a show....

Sublime with Rome | Brings it Back to 1992

Rome Ramirez grew up listening to the one and only South California phenomenon that was Sublime. Inspired by the iconic early 1990s power trio’s...

Supermule Gives Bluegrass a Kick in the Rear

“We’re not a bluegrass band. You can’t help think about roots music, but it would be something more from ‘Bitches Brew’ than anything Bill...

It Takes a Village to Build a Trail

The next time you’re cruising down a perfectly sculpted trail with crystal-clear views of Lake Tahoe in the distance, take a moment to silently...

Otis McDonald’s Brave New World

While some lament the digital revolution as end times for the music industry, others see a golden opportunity in an era of artistic independence. Take...

Burning Nylon | Girl Power and Grunge

When asked to name the greatest years in rock ‘n’ roll history, certain seasons of life do come to mind: 1967 was the Summer...

The Commodores Sail On

Legendary R&B group The Commodores began their musical journey jamming in the basement cafeteria of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. It was 1968 and R&B...

Dynohunter’s Warrior Journey

Dynohunter is cruising in the band van down the interstate and into the alley behind Silk City Lounge just outside of Philadelphia after a...

High-school Jazz Bands Hit a High Note

The teenagers may have been groggy-eyed and lifeless when they arrived just after 6 in the morning, but by the time conductor Jesse Steele...

Truckee history told in song

We all know Truckee has a vibrant and unusual history. Since the Gold Rush days, there has never been a lack of lively characters...