Archive for March, 2017
February 29, 2016
"When I was going through this dark period I said I didn’t feel enthusiasm to make another record but if ever I did than surely this [depression] would be the subject of that record because it was such a highly engrossing and f...
February 28, 2016
"We brought in people we liked and brought them to our garage," says R5 drummer Ellington Ratliff about recording 'Sometime Last Night.' "It was the best experience recording we ever had."
February 25, 2016
"We just wanted to make a short, concise, catchy Dropkick Murphys album," says singer-drummer Matt Kelly about the band’s latest release, 'Signed and Sealed in Blood.' "From the audience response, I believe that’s what we did."
February 24, 2016
"When we’re making a record, we’re always thinking about how to make it great and how it will work live," says Jukebox the Ghost singer-pianist Ben Thornewill.
February 16, 2016
"Having the opportunity to work with him as my editor and follow him as a filmmaker is a unique experience," says Rolling Papers' producer Katie Shapiro about Denver Post marijuana editor Ricardo Baca.
February 15, 2016
"I’m not burdened to play the five hits," says Nils Lofgren, who has had a 50-year musical career. "I play what works for the audience."
February 14, 2016
"All you can hope for is that the songs will resonate with people and feel good to you," says singer-songwriter Ron Pope about his self-titled debut with the Nighthawks. "If people don’t like them, I’m going to have to learn to...
February 11, 2016
"I thought it would be cool to make a record where you unapologetically give over to the genres," says singer-songwriter Stephen Kellogg about his expansive new four-part album, SOUTH, WEST, NORTH, EAST.
February 8, 2016
"Definitely not," says busy singer Aretha Franklin when asked if she'll ever retire from performing. "I will be singing all the way."
February 7, 2016
"I wanted to put some groove in it," says singer-songwriter Rayland Baxter about his approach to 'Imaginary Man.' "I wanted to put some California in it and draw from my more recent influences."