An Interview with Rowetta of Happy Mondays

Bands like the Stone Roses, Inspiral Carpets, James, 808 State, and the Happy Mondays would define would become known as the “Madchester scene,” which saw bands merging Alternative Rock with Rave Music, Acid House, and Psychedelia to astounding results.

An Interview with Jornt Elzinga AKA 猫 シ Corp

In the earliest days of Vaporwave, back when it more of an idea than a burgeoning genre, Jornt Elzinga, also known as 猫 シ Corp. put out a few of the albums that would come to define the genre. For those of you in “the know,” you will remember Palm Mall and Hiraeth fondly for their influence on the scene, one that is still felt to this day.

An Interview with Steve Albini of Big Black & Shellac

There are a lot of people who talk a big game, but Steve Albini lives it through pure integrity and honestly. Regardless of if he is making music with Shellac, or engineering an album for acts big and small, you can be absolutely certain that what you get from Steve Albini with being authentic, analog, and worth hearing.

An Interview with Jenn D’Eugenio of Women In Vinyl

Jenn is not only blazing a trail for women within the music industry as the founder of Women In Vinyl, but she is also the Chief of Sales and Marketing for Furnace Record Pressing.

An Interview with Sharon Van Etten

Over time, the bulk of Remind Me Tomorrow has been played on the show. That album happens to be Sharon’s newest and like her others, it’s emotionally deep and generally awesome. After I’d heard the album enough times on the show, I chose to go backwards and dig into the rest of the catalog, and I came to find that the rest is equally awesome and equally deep.

An Interview with Mitch Anderson of Black Circle Radio

When I first began the Vinyl Writer Interviews series, Mitch was one of the first people I asked to participate. I knew he would give enthusiastic and intelligent answers, and boy was I right. Mitch isn’t just the host of BCR. Mitch is truly one of us.

An Interview with Colin Clive of Mustard Plug

Today, I am serving up a really cool interview for you all. Colin Clive is Mustard Plug’s guitar player, and he has been with them since the very beginning. He’s a veteran of the scene and he’s also a vinyl addict like the rest of us.

An Interview with Tod Howarth of Frehley’s Comet

As a kid growing up, I loved Tod’s fantastic song with Frehley’s Comet “Calling to You.” So, when I began this interview series, I knew that I had to reach out to one of Rock music’s most versatile and genuinely nice guys.

My Album of the Year: ACϟDC Turns Back the Clock

For me, ACϟDC is comfort. It takes me back to a simpler time. A time when I was first starting my journey toward musical discovery. When it comes to ACϟDC, they’ve always been about good times and simple Rock ‘N’ Roll.

An Interview with Sean Bonnette of AJJ

I first became familiar with AJJ some years back when my friend Joe showed me their music. I honestly cant recall which song, or what album he showed me first, but I do remember instantly loving the unique and rambunctious blend of Punk and Folk. Over time I hung in there with AJJ, and as they grew, I did too.

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