MI Spy

Baby, Let’s ‘Cruz’

I was roused from sleep at 6am by the shrill ringing of a phone. As I scrambled, eyes bleary, to find it, I cringed as “The Chief” showed up on my caller ID...

Now Hear This!

The postman might always ring twice, but The Chief texts only once. My flashing phone alerted me that my new assignment was in. At first, I thought I was he...

Mics To Make The Heart Sing

For me, the quest for the perfect vocal mic to suit diverse live and recording situations is life-long. For that reason, I, as the MI Spy, was the ideal can...

I ♥ Hartford

Hartford isn’t Connecticut’s largest city; it’s number four. The large, coastal cities of Bridgeport, Stamford and New Haven now have populations that excee...

Brother, Can You Spare A Strat?

If you’re coming from The Chief’s hidden base, surreptitiously nestled in Port Washington NY, and you want to head out east to Suffolk County, your best bet...

MI Spy: No Strings Attached

Having recently been placed on desk duty for The Organization, I was happy to be able to spruce up my spy clothes and hit the road again. After my layoff, I...

‘Boroughing’ Into Brooklyn

New York City might be known as the financial capital of the world, but the city’s financial titans—and just about everybody else—are powered by NYC’s music...

Heating Up In Tucson

Around 3am on a Tuesday, I awoke, bleary eyed, to a text message that detailed my next mission. The Chief informed me that my next assignment would lead me ...

MI Spy’s ‘Sticker Shock’

Welcome to Northampton, “where the coffee is strong and so are the women.” This saying, which I saw posted on stickers and signs throughout Northampton MA, ...

The MI Spy Is Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!

You probably think you know what hot feels like…but, unless you’ve experienced a summer in Phoenix AZ and the surrounding areas, you might want to reconside...