All Blog Posts Tagged 'Interview' (29)

On The Road With Chris Janson

I had a chance this summer to catch up with one of the hottest singers in country music, Chris Janson. Here are some highlights.

Chuck Schultz: You’re finally getting some airplay on radio with “Better I Don’t.”

Chris Janson: It’s a blessing, the song really is a great thing ‘cuz I wrote it with my life.

CS: What is the update on your album.

CJ: Just finished recording all the songs, we need to choose what we…


Added by Chuck Schultz on September 9, 2013 at 5:30am — No Comments

Interview: Mark Moldre

Mark Moldre has slowly but surely carved out a wonderful body of work with more than a decade of releases to his name both as a solo artist and prior to that with the band Hitchcock’s Regret. His first solo album The Waiting Room was a wonderful collection of songs of which we said in our Doubtful Sounds review “There are…


Added by Post To Wire on July 4, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Patty Griffin – An “American Kid” Interview

Patty Griffin’s seventh studio recording, the twelve-song AMERICAN KID which she produced with Craig Ross, was released by New West Records in the United States on 7th May. Whichever way you try to look at it – song content or performance - AMERICAN KID is a classic collection, and in late April I talked to Patty by telephone about her latest musical project. I began by asking…


Added by Folk Villager on May 10, 2013 at 8:30am — 1 Comment

Interview: Fanny Lumsden

Fanny Lumsden’s reputation as a songwriter and performer has been getting her a lot of attention in the last 12 months with the release of her new EP Autumn Lawn and a higher live profile since moving to Sydney to live. She is backed by the brilliant playing talent of The…


Added by Post To Wire on November 19, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

An Interview With Legendary Musician George Marinelli

You might not immediately recognize his name, but George Marinelli is one of rock and roll’s most talented and established musicians. With a career spanning more than four decades, Marinelli is best known as Bonnie Raitt’s longtime guitarist and band mate. He is also an original member of Bruce Hornsby and The Range, and has worked as a session musician, producer, or engineer for revered artists including Vince Gill,…


Added by Katharine Richardson on November 12, 2012 at 3:00pm — 3 Comments

INTERVIEW: Liam Gale & The Ponytails

Liam Gale & The Ponytails impressed us with the two tracks he has up on Soundcloud and there mix of blues, folk, Celtic and swampy rock vibes so it was only natural we wanted to dive in deeper and find out some of what makes Gale tick, in a musical sense. He seems to be playing frequently around Sydney so check his …


Added by Post To Wire on November 6, 2012 at 4:30am — No Comments

Interview: Davey Craddock & The Spectacles

We recently posted links to Davey Craddock & The Spectacles new Going Home EP and we were so impressed with the range and quality of his songwriting on it that we wanted to get Craddock straight into the firing line for our Six Strings Q&A feature.

What was the album that first led you down the dusty path of americana…


Added by Post To Wire on November 2, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

I Would Do It Again! An Interview With Dallas Moore

Since the age of 16, Dallas Moore has mastered the art of performing. With several albums under his belt and the experience of sharing the stage with almost all of his heroes, Dallas and his band have brought hangovers and excitement to Outlaw Country fans everywhere.

On the evening of April 12. Before The Dallas Moore Band took the stage, Dallas and I sat down and enjoyed some fine bourbon and several cold bottles of PBR.  The following is the interview from…


Added by Johnny Edlin on May 16, 2012 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Interview: The Boys of Pert Near Sandstone Discuss Their New Album "Paradise Hop"

Pert Near Sandstone, a stellar string band that hails from the West Bank area of Minneapolis, has just released their excellent new album, Paradise Hop. Although the band is currently out on tour supporting their new record, the boys generously devoted a significant chunk of their precious down-time between gigs to participate in a lengthy, in-depth, career-spanning discussion.


My goal for this feature is to share the band's history, influences,…


Added by Chris Mateer on December 4, 2011 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Interview: Joe Henry Unravels "Reverie"

Hi Joe. Thanks very much for taking the time to participate in this interview feature. As I was composing this interview, my goal was to strike a balance between introducing you to newcomers, as well as offer some fresh insights into your work for loyal fans and longtime followers of your work.


Joe Henry: My pleasure, Chris. Thanks for your thoughtful diligence.…


Added by Chris Mateer on October 18, 2011 at 5:00pm — 6 Comments

Kris Delmhorst Discusses Her New Album "Cars"

From the opening acoustic guitar lines of the album's first track "You Might Think", I was immediately struck with memories of that landmark video by the Cars back in the 1980's when videos still ruled MTV. But make no mistake, Cars by Kris Delmhorst is not a simple nostalgia trip, but a enjoyable, fun, and tight set of respectful renditions.

Filled with 11 numbers that clock in just under the 45-minute mark, Cars surprisingly stretches out and opens up… Continue

Added by Chris Mateer on August 17, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Steve Spurgin About His New CD “Past Perfect”

The following is a reposting from our Prescription Bluegrass Blog of an interview with Steve Spurgin about his newest solo project "Past Perfect"

2011 - Acclaimed solo outing from bluegrass veteran and former Byron Berline & California member Spurgin, with a handpicked slate of all-star studio buddies: Dobro ace Rob Ickes, Swiss… Continue

Added by Prescription Bluegrass Media on July 13, 2011 at 9:30am — No Comments

Interview: Ari Picker of Lost In The Trees

Lost In The Trees is from Chapel Hill, North Carolina and led by composer and songwriter Ari Picker. The band combines elements of symphonic classical music with American folk and modern pop, creating a sound that is intimate, ambitious, and lasting.

Mr. Picker, who has already composed and publicly debuted his first symphony with members of the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra, draws band members from prestigious music schools such as Berklee, Eastman and…

Added by Chris Mateer on July 9, 2011 at 4:30am — 4 Comments

Interview: Bahamas (Afie Jurvanen) Talks "Pink Strat"

Afie Jurvanen is a Finnish-Canadian from Barrie, a working class town in rural Ontario. Since 2009, Mr. Jurvanen has been making music as Bahamas. He toured with Feist for three years before working on what become his debut album, Pink Strat. The record was originally released in Canada in 2009, and was finally released in the US in April.

Since the Canadian-only release of Pink Strat in 2009, word has spread amongst such… Continue

Added by Chris Mateer on June 14, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments

Interview: Diana Jones Brings Us Into "High Atmosphere"


High Atmosphere is the latest album by Diana Jones, and follows her first two critically acclaimed releases; My Remembrance of You and Better Times Will Come. Ms. Jones and Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show co-produced the album, and it is filled with guest performances by Jim Lauderdale and various members of Old Crow.  


High Atmospherewill please fans of her earlier albums- it is filled with an…


Added by Chris Mateer on June 8, 2011 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Interview: Getting To Know Alela Diane

Alela Diane's third album, Alela Diane & Wild Divine, which was released last April, finds the artist continuing down her own path, while growing and branching out in her own engaging and naturalistic fashion. Ms. Diane declared her arrival with the debut of The… Continue

Added by Chris Mateer on June 4, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Interview: Sean Rowe, The Man Behind The "Magic" Album Revealed

"Man, that voice". That's what I found myself saying as I began smiling and shaking my head to "Surprise", the opening track on Sean Rowe's Magic. His singing just hit me like a ton of bricks. As his rich, dark, and uniquely singular baritone softly-sung "“You were nothing but the fragrance of an old dream / that was just time playing tricks on my mind", I knew I stumbled onto something special.…


Added by Chris Mateer on May 18, 2011 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

Interview: Jason Isbell Tells The Story Behind His New LP: "Here We Rest"

This week Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit release their excellent new album Here We Rest on Lightning Rod Records. The new record finds Mr. Isbell and his crew sounding assured, confident, and boldly expanding their sound in a variety of new directions. The result is the finest and most cohesive album by Mr. Isbell. It is an effort that is easy to revisit and a hard one to push aside. …


Added by Chris Mateer on April 10, 2011 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Interview: Brian Roberts of Ha Ha Tonka Talks "Death Of A Decade"

The buzz and overwhelmingly positive praise of Ha Ha Tonka's new album, Death Of A Decade has elevated the band to a higher tier of success among faithful fans, new listeners, and music critics alike.



It's an exciting time for Ha Ha Tonka, and judging from my conversation with Brian Roberts, the band's vocalist and guitarist, the group is committed to pushing forward with their tireless work…


Added by Chris Mateer on April 9, 2011 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Interview: Alejandro Escovedo Reflects On His Work While Looking Ahead

Alejandro Escovedo is a songwriter's songwriter. His output ranges from looking deep himself, revealing his most introspective thoughts and emotions, as well as opening himself up to express the universal themes of love, loss, truth, and desire.


Mr. Escovedo is an artist who is as prolific and inspiring as they come. He has recorded…


Added by Chris Mateer on April 3, 2011 at 1:00pm — 15 Comments

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