Interview with Adam Lazzara of Taking Back Sunday

Iconic frontman talks album re-release and more

February 11th, 2015
Mary Bonney
Category: Interview
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
Category: Interview
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
Category: Interview
xtrmst

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
Category: Interview
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
Cazzette

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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Show Review: Defeat The Low Gets Rowdy At The Roxy

Rise Records CEO roughs the tour life with band

December 5th, 2014
Alice Carson
Category: Interview, Review
Defeat The Low

This Tuesday, the Sacramento-born hardcore princes in Dance Gavin Dance headlined the Rise Records tour at the infamous Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood. The tour bill also included other members of the Rise Records roster, including Secrets and Alive Like Me, and opening the show was Defeat The Low, a band founded by the label’s CEO, Craig Ericson, who plays guitar, writes, and performs with the Portland group, all while controlling his powerhouse post-hardcore label.
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Interview With WALK THE MOON

Band talks inspirations, new album, and Nerd Rope

November 24th, 2014
Christine Perez
Category: Interview
Walk the moon

When WALK THE MOON announced the release date for their sophomore album and supporting tour dates back in September, their social media world stopped or exploded or changed in some capacity. Fans from all over the world tuned in to Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter to witness the band’s next move in the musicscape.
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