Category: Interviews

Interview with Paul Deakin of the Mavericks

Interview with Paul Deakin of the Mavericks

[ 0 ] April 21, 2014 |

By Al Kaufman Back in 1989, when country music stars were pseudo-cowboys wearing oversized hats, a band formed in Miami, fronted by a Cuban-American who sounded like Roy Orbison’s long lost kid brother. They called themselves The Mavericks, but nobody knew what to call their music. They were country, but because they infused their music […]

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Exclusive Interview with Seth Glier: Folk Singer, Grammy Nominee & Philanthropist

Exclusive Interview with Seth Glier: Folk Singer, Grammy Nominee & Philanthropist

[ 0 ] April 21, 2014 |

Seth Glier first found his passion for singing and songwriting amidst the chaos of the September 11th tragedies back in 2001. “The events of that day we’re running around in my head and I didn’t have an outlet. I didn’t know how to process so I starting writing my thoughts down which ultimately became songs.” […]

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Interview with Willie Watson: Debuting His Solo Album Folk Singer Vol. 1 on 5/6

Interview with Willie Watson: Debuting His Solo Album Folk Singer Vol. 1 on 5/6

[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |

Willie Watson hasn’t always been a solo artist. In fact he’s spent most of his career with a little band called Old Crowe Medicine Show, but now Willie is ready to step out on his own. His debut solo album produced by David Rawling, Folk Singer Vol. 1 is being released May 6th. In honor […]

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The Road To Counterpoint: Interview with Big Gigantic

The Road To Counterpoint: Interview with Big Gigantic

[ 0 ] April 14, 2014 |

The best way I know how to begin introducing Big Gigantic starts with a little personal story. I dragged my younger sister, a hater of all things EDM/etc., to a Big G show, and as soon as Dom picked up the sax, the girl was hooked. The only people who don’t like Big G, simply […]

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Catching Up With Ben Taylor, Playing Eddie’s Attic 4/8

Catching Up With Ben Taylor, Playing Eddie’s Attic 4/8

[ 0 ] April 7, 2014 |

You probably recognize Ben Taylor. Perhaps from his recurring role on NBC’s American Dreams or while flipping through the pages of your People, Vogue, or Rolling Stone magazines. While you will recognize him from his time in the spotlight, you’ll remember him by his wit and skill as a singer-songwriter. The rave reviews surrounding Ben […]

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Interview with Amy Black

Interview with Amy Black

[ 0 ] April 4, 2014 |

Amy Black is a Boston-based singer/songwriter. She has storytelling and Southern tradition in her blood. She’s been playing, touring and writing ever since a late night, kitchen table epiphany.  Riding high on the release of her sophomore album, “This Is Home,” (February 2014) Black set out on a series of showcases across the Southeast. Now she […]

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Interview with Charlie Hunter

Interview with Charlie Hunter

[ 0 ] April 3, 2014 |

Charlie Hunter has been playing the guitar and performing for over 20 years, leaving his mark on American music, but no specific genre necessarily. He even plays custom made 7 and 8 string guitars, creating his own unique sound. Hunter will be playing alongside drummer Scott Mendola at their duo show at Eddie’s Attic on […]

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Interview with Gringo Star

Interview with Gringo Star

[ 0 ] April 3, 2014 |

Gringo Star are insouciant explorers, tossing the paddles overboard and drifting on the currents of their lackadaisical curiosity across a rippling sonic ocean, out to the far edges of rock & roll. Shot pulsing from a vintage Leslie speaker, their guitars, keys and vocals pirouette across the astral plane, the psychoactive ingredients of their echo-slathered, […]

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Interview with Drake White

Interview with Drake White

[ 0 ] April 3, 2014 |

Drake White, aspiring singer/songwriter and Alabama native brings a different kind of feel to country music with a freestyle twist on many of his original songs. He ad-libs throughout a show phrasing rhythmic lyrics as his entertaining live show unfolds. Drake frequently involves the audience in his witty craftsmanship of verbalization as well. The enthusiastic […]

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Exclusive Interview with Kris Allen

Exclusive Interview with Kris Allen

[ 0 ] March 31, 2014 |

Most of the world recognizes the name Kris Allen from his rise to stardom on the 8th season of American Idol when he beat out Adam Lambert, and before I had the opportunity to chat with him last week I was guilty of falling into that category as well. But Kris is so much more […]

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The Road to Counterpoint: Interview w/ Papadosio

The Road to Counterpoint: Interview w/ Papadosio

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014 |

The information age has a sound. Revolutionary technology meets a revolutionary message in Papadosio. Melding progressive rock with psychedelia, folk with electronica, and dance music with jam, the quintet has amassed a dedicated following of thousands of likeminded individuals sowing the seeds of unity and spreading the sounds of exaltation. Singer-songwriter Anthony Thogmartin’s visionary lyrics, […]

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Interview with Small Reactions Playing The EARL, 3/23

Interview with Small Reactions Playing The EARL, 3/23

[ 0 ] March 21, 2014 |

Small Reactions play nerve pop. Their music has tinges of new wave and post punk; it’s often angular, sometimes surfy, and generally quick. They are a band of four guys who pull from various literary, geometric, and culinary influences in order to create and perform. They’ve played somewhere in the vicinity of 114 shows. With […]

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Interview with Patrick Park Playing Eddie’s Attic, 4/14

Interview with Patrick Park Playing Eddie’s Attic, 4/14

[ 0 ] March 21, 2014 |

Colorado-born, LA-based singer/songwriter/guitarist Patrick Park is gearing up for the release of his long-awaited new disc, “We Fall Out Of Touch,” his first new studio record since 2010’s critically-acclaimed Badman Recording Co. disc, “Come What Will.” Since his first offering in 2003, the “Under the Unminding Skies” EP, Park has spent the better part of […]

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Interview with Little Daylight Playing at Vinyl

Interview with Little Daylight Playing at Vinyl

[ 0 ] March 18, 2014 |

Remember the name, Little Daylight, because their music will sure to be blaring out of your radio within the year. The Brooklyn natives, Nikki, Matt, and Eric, after recently opening for Charli XCX, Bastille and The Neighbourhood , are set to release their debut album via Capitol Records this year. Their intriguing electro-pop sound has […]

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The Road to Counterpoint: Interview w/ The Floozies

The Road to Counterpoint: Interview w/ The Floozies

[ 0 ] March 17, 2014 |

The Floozies are brothers Matt and Mark Hill from Lawrence, Kansas. This guitarist/drummer/producer duo has made quite a name for themselves in bringing a fresh approach to electronic music with their “jamtronica” sound. The duo’s combination of cutting edge electronic production and party rocking funk has been energizing crowds and turning venues into epic dance […]

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