Local Spins continues its series showcasing recordings that most influenced the careers and artistry of Michigan musicians. Today, the spotlight falls on the trio of artists who influenced David Kirchgessner of the Grand Rapids ska band Mustard Plug. Listen to tracks from each album and find out who’s at the top of Kirchgessner’s current playlist.
Ross Boissoneau has covered the music and cultural scene in Northern Michigan for more than 25 years. He’s also written for national music magazines and for various publications in the Grand Rapids and Muskegon areas.