Interviews

Indie Music Interviews: Tim Kinsella of Joan of Arc

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Only I Can Fuck it Up: an Interview with Tim Kinsella of Joan of Arc March 30th, 2011 Interviewed by Ryan Donar Five til six I stand in this seedy, cathedral lit bar in Ukrainian Village of Chicago fumbling through change to find a quarter to start a game of Pac Man. After a death my girlfriend turns to me, “Tim ...

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Up Close and Personal: Interview with Jackie Tohn

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Jackie Tohn is probably most famous for her appearance on season 8 of American Idol. However, if you watch YouTube at all, you might have been made privy to Jackie’s phenominal Powerfox and Ponymane videos, which have a tendency to blow the season 9 American Idol contestants out of the water.  Tohn has been actually exercising her talents as an ...

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Indie Music Interviews: Kira Roessler of Dos

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Indie Music Interviews: Kira Roessler of Dos It has been 15 years, since Kira Roessler and Mike Watt’s two-bass tag team Dos have released a full-length album. The last installment in the Dos discography was in 1996, with their third full-length release on Kill Rock Stars, entitled Justamente Tres. Both bass players lead very busy lives outside of Dos, amidst ...

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Indie Music Interviews: The Blackfire Revelation

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Indie Music Interviews: The Blackfire Revelation The overwhelming climate of New Orleans during the summer months can, at times, bring about near out-of-body tortures. The heat is nearly inescapable even through the winter months. Strange and merciless weather like this can only be expected from a city underwater. The weather in every characteristic composes itself through those that walk the ...

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Indie Music Interviews: Jeff Mosier of The Mosier Brothers

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Indie Music Interviews: Jeff Mosier of The Mosier Brothers There are few musicians out there who embody their style of music more than Jeff Mosier.An original member of the legendary Aquarium Rescue Unit and founder of genre shattering Blueground Undergrass, the banjo player/songwriter has been playing live music for well over 20 years and has recently started a new band ...

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Indie Music Interviews: Don Fleming

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Indie Music Interviews: Don Fleming  In the late 70s and early 80s, Washington D.C. was home to many now-historic music-icons later fueling the vehicles of popular independent music as we know it today. When we hear “D.C. Early 80s,” A few names come to mind: Dischord Records, Fugazi, Black Flag, etc. Amongst the punk and post-hardcore no-brainers, was a thriving ...

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Indie Music Interviews: Arrica Rose

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Indie Music Interviews: Arrica Rose In July of this year, I was able to talk with Arrica Rose of Arrica Rose & The …’s. She was just about release her third full-length album, Let Alone Sea, on her label, pOprOck records. In our lengthy discussion, we talked about the preference of analog recording over digital, and why that changes the ...

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