Interview With Kevin Morby

Performing at The Echo tonight with Jessica Pratt!

February 28th, 2015
Jillian Goldfluss
Category: Interview
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Kevin Morby has an appreciation and passion for what he does that is so palpable and genuine, you want to root for his every move. He can’t remember a time when music wasn’t the driving force in his life, and his unwavering commitment to it can be seen in his progression as a musician.
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Interview With Asaf Avidan

Catch the singer-songwriter at The Mayan on 2/22!

February 16th, 2015
Melissa Karlin
Category: Interview
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Singer-songwriter Asaf Avidan may not be super well known here in the United States, but given his new album, Gold Shadow, and his current tour across the country, now is the perfect time to get to know him!
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Shaun White Talks Air + Style Los Angeles

Olympian brings music & snow sport fest to SoCal

February 11th, 2015
Angelica Corona
Category: Interview
Shaun White Air and Style

As if bringing snow to LA wasn’t enough of an undertaking, Olympic gold medalist Shaun White is also bringing an award-worthy musical lineup to Pasadena with his Air + Style festival.
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Interview with Adam Lazzara of Taking Back Sunday

Iconic frontman talks album re-release and more

Mary Bonney
Taking Back Sunday 2015

Every fan of Taking Back Sunday can pinpoint where they were when they first heard the music that changed their life. For me, it was in my boyfriend’s car at the tender age of 16. “Cute Without The ‘E’ (Cut From The Team)” came on, and nothing would be the same after.
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Interview With Jared Monaco Of The Maine

After months of silence, new album & tour coming!

February 9th, 2015
Mary Bonney
The Maine

One of my favorite pop-rock bands, The Maine, has spent the past few months completely off the grid. The Arizona-based quintet had previously gone quiet prior to dropping their independently-released albums Pioneer and Forever Halloween, so it should come as no surprise to fans that this radio silence has been broken with the announcement of The Maine’s fifth studio album, American Candy.
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Interview with Jade Puget (of XTRMST and AFI)

Punk legend talks new project and SoCal shows

January 26th, 2015
Gerry Doot
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The song catalog of my first band in junior high was comprised of about 50% Misfits covers, about one each from Blink 182 and The Offspring, two originals, and a handful of AFI covers. That band sucked, but it changed my life musically. It gave me a glimpse into the world of punk rock.
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David Young’s New Audio Book Stirs the Music World

Do Lennon and Harrison reach out from the grave?

December 15th, 2014
Alice Carson
Category: Interview, News
David Young

Very seldom does an audio book stir up such an emotional reaction from the masses, but GRAMMY-nominated performer David Young’s latest work has done just that. The audio book, entitled My Experiences with Lennon and Harrison, implies by its name that Young has met the late Beatles and will therefore recount his time with them. But the audio book takes a paranormal angle because Young’s experience with John Lennon and George Harrison began in 2010 — after their deaths.
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Interview With Moby

Inspirational Q&A with an electronic luminary

Lesley Park
Moby Innocents Promo

When you jump into the crazy world that is music blogging, there are certain interviews you dream about being able to do one day, certain artists or groups that irrevocably shaped the landscape of music as you knew it growing up. These are the same artists that you find yourself temporarily blanking out on when you finally get the chance to ask them all those questions you’ve longed to ask because no matter how many times you’ve done the Q&A song and dance, interviewing the people that have inspired you for over a decade is still unbelievably daunting.
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Interview: Swedish EDM Duo Cazzette Breaks Free

Making music for themselves and no one else

December 10th, 2014
Alice Carson
Category: Interview
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Sebastian Furrer and Alex Björklund met about four years ago while on tour and almost immediately began making music together as Cazzette. Now the Swedish duo is exploding back into the music scene with a fresh and soulful new sound after recently making the bold decision to break away from their record label.
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