Lara Hope (of Lara Hope and the Ark-Tones) talks about the problem that never ends and the line between serious and not so serious
Nashville-based duo Ida Mae talks about a memorable “disco load out”, musician day job cliches, and touring in vans, trucks, and sedans.
The Contraptionists’ Paul Givant talks about an early slacker day job and touring in a converted airport shuttle bus (and the associated breakdown stories).
Graham Young of Michigan Rattlers talks about the “hammering jackass” style of guitar playing and an old day job delivering platters of corned beef and pastrami for a delicatessen.
Nashville-based singer-songwriter Megan Palmer talks about tacos, working as a nurse, and breaking even.
Singer-songwriter Todd Snider talks about the lower middle of the folk circuit, a tour bus fire, and Hayes Carll.
Georg Altziebler of Son of the Velvet Rat talks about an Autobahn breakdown and converting the garage into a rehearsal space.
Justin Currie of Del Amitri talks about train ticket vouchers, working as a poisoner, and buffing guitar strings.
Acoustic duo Desert Hollow talk about touring in a Toyota Dolphin named “Dolly” and the balance of chemistry in a music group.
Singer-songwriter Paula Cole talks about local health food stores, making music with an experimental, fluid mindset, and the most important life decision.