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Maxwell photo by Christian Hansen
Maxwell photo by Christian Hansen
Maxwell photo by Christian Hansen
 

Maxwell: R&B Royalty

 
October 19, 2016
 



"For me, this tour is the highlight of my career," says R&B/soul singer Maxwell about co-headlining with Mary J. Blige on the King and Queen of Hearts World Tour.

 
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Andrew W.K.
Andrew W.K.
Andrew W.K.

"I realized there are whole other avenues that partying can open up," says rocker and motivational speaker Andrew W.K.

 
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Jayhawks © Vivian Johnson
Jayhawks © Vivian Johnson
Jayhawks © Vivian Johnson

"I didn’t write right away after rehab," says Jayhawks singer Gary Louris. "You have to be careful if you start writing too quickly. You can write about everything being rosy."

 
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Midge Ure
Midge Ure
Midge Ure
 

The Ever Versatile Midge Ure

 
October 12, 2016
 



"We’re jumping from guitar to synths and back and it’s sounding great," says Midge Ure of being on the road with two other multi-instrumentalists . "It’s rattled my cage. I’ve had to think about what I can perform."

 
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Birdsong At Morning, photo by Coleman Rogers
Birdsong At Morning, photo by Coleman Rogers
Birdsong At Morning, photo by Coleman Rogers

"I started to write songs that incorporated some of that youthful energy, but with a more adult perspective," says singer/songwriter Alan Williams about the Birdsong At Morning album A SLIGHT DEPARTURE.

 
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Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

"We’ve had to embrace the chaos and go wherever the wind blows and to whatever will keep the fire burning and keep us making music," says Black Rebel Motorcycle Club singer-bassist Robert Been.

 
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Lake Street Dive photo by Danny Clinch
Lake Street Dive photo by Danny Clinch
Lake Street Dive photo by Danny Clinch

Side Pony, the title of Lake Street Dive’s latest album, serves as a metaphor for the band’s eclectic approach. The group incorporates R&B, pop, ’60s-era rock, and soul into “a unique, dance-party-ready mix.” Nashville-base...

 
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Frightened Rabbit photo by Dan Massie
Frightened Rabbit photo by Dan Massie
Frightened Rabbit photo by Dan Massie

"We would run the course between thought and instinct," singer-guitarist Scott Hutchison says of Frightened Rabbit's recording of their most recent album, PAINTING OF A PANIC ATTACK.

 
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Astronautilus, photo by Cameron Wittig
Astronautilus, photo by Cameron Wittig
Astronautilus, photo by Cameron Wittig

"This is a wonderful and exciting time to be involved with rap music," says Astronautilus.

 
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Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin by Alexandra Valenti
Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin by Alexandra Valenti
Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin by Alexandra Valenti
 

Colvin & Earle: In harmony

 
August 24, 2016
 



"We change parts and we don’t rehearse when we do it," Steve Earle says of harmonizing with Shawn Colvin. "We just sing and it works."