The Dears Celebrate Twenty Years On ‘Times Infinity Volume One’ – Conversation With Murray Lightburn (INTERVIEW)


To the unknowing observer, the Dear’s music sometimes seems to be somewhat ominous, thanks in no small part to a sweeping orchestral approach that reflects a certain degree of both pomp and posturing. Some have ...

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Clint Lowery of Sevendust Creates the Riffs (INTERVIEW)


On October 2nd Atlanta’s Sevendust released their eleventh studio album, Kill The Flaw. The energy is there, the passion is there, the blazing guitars and machine gun drumming are there. Everything you could possibly want ...

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Rock And Roll Legend Lloyd Price Talks ‘sumdumhonky’ And Reflects On Race, Life, And Writing Hits (INTERVIEW)

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Lloyd Price is a man who should need no introduction. Getting his start in the 1940’s when he was still just a teenager, the young performer from Kenner, Louisiana released some of the biggest and ...

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Ryan Bingham’s Spirited Journey Continues With Top Shelf Americana (INTERVIEW)


It’s a bit on the warm side, this Friday night in New Orleans when Ryan Bingham takes to the Flambeau Stage at the Voodoo Music & Arts Experience a few weeks ago. Opening with a ...

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Francesca Blanchard Unites English & French On Deux Visions (INTERVIEW)


Finding unique, diverse inspiration was something Francesca Blanchard never had to seek out. She was born into a multi-cultural family who traversed the world doing humanitarian work. Her home base, for her first 10 years, ...

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Ritzy Bryan of The Joy Formidable Brings The Dymanic (INTERVIEW)

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In 2008, a trio out of Wales released their first record, an EP titled A Balloon Called Moaning. Several of those tracks they still include in their live set, songs such as “Whirring” and “Cradle.” ...

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Petter Ericson Stakee of Alberta Cross Talks Reigniting Band As Sole Creative Leader (INTERVIEW)

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It’s not every day that a band starts, plays a couple of gigs and then gets signed to their first label. But it happened to Alberta Cross. The band formed when Petter Ericson Stakee and ...

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Jay Farrar Looks Back on Son Volt’s ‘Trace’ 20 Years Later (INTERVIEW)


Jay Farrar talks like his best songs sound; understated, wholly without ambivalence, with nary a wasted word. He did use the words “liberating” and “inspiring” more than once in this interview, but that should come ...

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John Fred Young of Black Stone Cherry Talks Live Film & Magazine Covers (INTERVIEW)

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“I’m in dad mode,” Black Stone Cherry’s John Fred Young says with a laugh when I call him for an interview a few weeks ago. “It’s our first one, the first grandbaby and the first ...

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Jon Anderson Teams Up With Jean Luc Ponty, Talks Former YES Bandmates & Creative Visions (INTERVIEW)


The phone rings on the other end and a person with an uncommonly high voice answers. Truth be told, the gender is uncertain. Nevertheless, it’s no real surprise. The voice sounds exactly what one would ...

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