Category: Interviews

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Tommy Stinson: One More Time Around with Bash & Pop

As many Replacements fans will tell you, good things come to those who wait. And while it took 22 years for Tommy Stinson and Paul Westerberg to reform the Replacements for a brilliant and ultimately short-lived reunion tour (by fans’…

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The Darts: They Wanna Get You Off

When singer Nicole Laurenne (the Love Me Nots, Motobunny, Zero Zero) and guitarist Michelle Balderrama (Brainspoon) started turning up at each other’s live shows, they admired each other’s musical talents and befriended each other. Then after a while they realized,…

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Idle Bloom: La Petit Mort

Idle Bloom is an exciting new indie rock band from Nashville, Tennessee, who just released their debut full-length album ‘Little Deaths.’ The four-piece band – Olivia Scibelli (lead vocals, guitar); Gavin Schriver (guitar, vocals); Weston Sparks (drums); and Katie Banyay…

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Matt North: Above Ground (Death Before Bro-Country)

“In Nashville, this shirt is the fastest way to make the right people hate me.” Matt North said with a smile and a wink. He’s referencing the new t-shirt on his website (“Death Before Bro Country”), a phrase I co-opted…

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MKB Ultra: The Responsibility Of Freedom

When Mia Katherine Boyle set out to write and record her third solo album, she had no idea what was about to come. The Seattle singer/songwriter enlisted drummer Sheridan Riley of Avi Buffalo, who, in turn brought in 5-Track on…

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Rust On The Rails: Pushing To Make Momentum

What began as an acoustic-based progressive rock meets world music hybrid side project, Northwest rockers Rust On The Rails has grown into a regional powerhouse live band. The band – Cody Beebe (vocals, guitar); Blake Noble (guitar, didgeridoo, backing vocals);…

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Lacey Sturm: In Perfect Harmony

Success in the music business is nothing new for Lacey Sturm. In the Early 2000s, she was the frontwoman of Flyleaf, a hard-charging alt-rock outfit out of Belton, Texas. After three EP’s and dozens of shows in Texas, the band…

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Wyldlife: The Sum of Infinite Influences

New York City-based Wyldlife has taken it upon themselves to make sure rock & roll becomes the living, breathing beast that it once was by summoning rock & roll ghosts from a bygone era. The band – Dave Feldman (vocals);…

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Letters to Cleo: Good Right Here

It takes a whole lot of integrity to walk away from something you put your heart and soul into for over 10 years, but that’s what the members of the alternative rock band Letters To Cleo – Kay Hanley (vocals),…