If the albums scheduled for release over the next few months are any indication, there’s a great year of music ahead of us. Here are just a few forthcoming long-players that we are eagerly anticipating in 2019. WHAT WILL YOU DO by LULA WILES(25 January on Smithsonian Folkways)The Boston trio have taken their time […]
1) Brent Cobb – “Providence Canyon” There are a number of young artists carrying the Amercana torch into the future but Cobb is one of the best. 2) Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore – “Downey to Lubbock” This collaboration was at least a decade overdue. These two old friends finally got together and gave […]
The Joy Formidable’s Rhydian Dafydd recalls a snowball-laced band bonding moment and rehearsing on a farm with barnyard animals providing background vocals.
Paolo Von Giordano of electronic indie rock band New Diplomat talks about trying to eat healthy while on tour and why the band waited before scheduling their first gig together.
Blake Miller of dance-punk band Moving Units talks about the skill that changed the game for him in the music business and writing his first song for a Christian rock band at the age of 14.
Fellow Creature’s Sam McCormally confesses to argument over whether Prince or Bruno Mars are cooler and talks about his first gig at a battle of the bands. They placed fourth. Out of four bands.
Kent Lambert of Roommate talks about the cost of replacing cables (and why he’s trying to make his own), a couple of his favorite grocery stores across the US and a day job that he loves (and which explains why the band produces great videos).
Adam Aymor, guitarist for Cheap Girls, talks about the hazards of buying a van from an auction lot and the virtue of the Johnny Ramone “power stance.” He also shares the surprising and remarkable way that he spends his time when the band isn’t touring.
Brett Newski speaks about the difference between tour meals in the US, Europe and South Africa, the peculiarities of his old rehearsal space and the role of fan support in building a successful career in music.