Author Archives: Joel Kost

Final Post: Local musicians disappointed with lack of student awareness and interest

Heads and Tales is a local UNH indie-rock band that dreams of someday making a career out of its music. It’s members, Ian Sleeper (guitarist), Tom Sattler (bassist), Cory Persson (guitarist), Charlie Weinmann (drummer) and Sam Johnson (singer), are all … Continue reading

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Garret Finn, otherwise known as DJ Rhyot

I recently had a chance to sit down and talk to UNH senior Garret Finn, a local electronic music artist. Known as Rhyot on stage, Finn has only been playing electronic music for a little over a year, but already … Continue reading

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WUNH blames lack of local music support on low student interest

WUNH, University of New Hampshire’s student run and only radio station, is known for playing genres and artists that are underrepresented in mainstream media. This means that many of the songs the station plays come from local and Seacoast area … Continue reading

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Heads and Tales disappointed with lack of local music support

Since its transition from The Sam King Band, Heads and Tales has performed 10 shows at different venues, many of which have been bars in Portsmouth, like The Thirsty Moose. While the members of the group have been extremely satisfied … Continue reading

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From Sam King Band to Heads and Tales

The Sam King Band, a local UNH music group, was formed last year by members Sam Johnson (vocals), Ian Sleeper (guitarist), Cory Persson (guitarist), Charlie Weinmann (drums), and Alex Philbrick (bassist). Since then the band has transitioned from a blues … Continue reading

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Ian Sleeper of Heads and Tales

Ian Sleeper is one of the first members of the UNH student band, Heads and Tales, and is one of the two guitarists. In my interview with him, Sleeper explains that his first instrument was a saxophone and he originally … Continue reading

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Charlie Weinmann of Heads and Tales

I recently spoke with Charlie Weinmann, Head and Tales‘ drummer. Weinmann, a sophomore journalism major at UNH, began his music career in third grade. Originally wanting to sign up to play the saxophone, he ended up taking drum lessons and … Continue reading

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