Interviews

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Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr Returns to Rock The Fillmore October 22nd

10/15/2014

One of our favorite acts, Dale Earnhardt Jr Jr, is coming back to play the Fillmore next Wednesday with Minature Tigers and Madi Diaz, it will be the best show you’ll ever see. It will literally melt your face off like when they opened the Ark in Indiana Jones. Well, maybe that is a bit over the Read More

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Interview with Alyssa Robbins, Playing Hotel Utah This Friday Night

10/15/2014

About two years ago, I had the opportunity to meet singer-songwriter Alyssa Robbins at a mutual friend’s house in Washington State. Since then, I have been following her career from afar as she continued to evolve her style in Brooklyn. Recently, Robbins recorded her second album, her first since 2007, entitled Our Time Was Here We Read More

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A Life’s Worth of Experiences: An Interview with Ed Nash of Bombay Bicycle Club

10/02/2014

This Sunday, October 5th, something very special is going to happen. Bombay Bicycle Club will be playing the Warfield, and it’s going to be strong. Strong to quite strong. Bombay Bicycle Club has been a highlight of the 2014 live event season for me. (They played the Fillmore on April 20th earlier this year, you Read More

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70′s Cop Shows, Music & Beer: An Interview with Kyle Hollingsworth

09/20/2014

For those of you who don’t know, Kyle Hollingsworth is somewhat of a living legend. After Jerry Garcia died in ’95, and the Grateful Dead began to slow down, a few key jam bands stepped in to help not only fill the devastating void left behind, but to push forward the new, youthful, and incredibly high-energy style Read More

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Wye Oak Drops The Guitars and Changes Everything for Shriek

07/11/2014

Baltimore duo, Wye Oak, headline The Phono del Sol Music Festival tomorrow with Thao & The Get Down Stay Down. Often labeled as indie folk rock after the huge success of 2011′s Civilian, new album Shriek has critics scratching their heads and searching for new ways to describe the band. Shriek’s departure starts with the duo’s minimal use of guitar (as Read More

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A Second Look at Matisyahu – An Interview with the Reggae Rapper

05/26/2014

Matisyahu reflected on his answers and changed his mind. After sending follow up questions to his original response via email, the American reggae singer provided rewritten answers. Likely concerned with the reception of his initial responses, he replied saying “Being judged and feeling misunderstood has been a recurrent theme in my life.” His image has been a focal point of his career. An Orthodox Read More

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At the Movies with Stones Throw – An Interview with Peanut Butter Wolf

03/27/2014

When Peanut Butter Wolf was 24, his friend and musical collaborator was murdered. Charizma died shortly after the duo had finished recording their album. At the time, Wolf, born Chris Manak, was still signed to Hollywood Basic (a division of Disneyland Hollywood Records) and the label wasn’t interested in distributing the album. Three years later, Read More

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