Interviews

Tegan and Sara | Practicing Being Good

Written by Jason Green Wednesday, 31 March 2010 10:05

Sara and I always joke that we have the best audience ever, but that’s because we train them: we tour a lot, and we talk a lot about what we want the audience to be like. We don’t want them to be drunk and belligerent and crazy, we don’t want them to come and expect a bar show.

 

Dead to Me | Tour, Tour, Tour. Repeat.

Written by Nicole Madden Tuesday, 16 March 2010 00:32

The San Francisco punk band talks about the perks of being on tour.

   

Luster | High Class Beats

Written by Laura Hamlett Sunday, 14 March 2010 01:00

Chicago is very clique-y, too, but I don't think it’s so much among the bands as it is among the people buying the tickets.

 

Black Gold | Sounds About Right

Written by Laura Hamlett Wednesday, 03 March 2010 23:45

I think that the greatest lesson is really just how to maintain a relationship and how to keep the above point alive in a healthy way so you can really get down to business and make some music.

   

Magnetic Fields | A Study in Opposites

Written by Chris Sewell Wednesday, 03 March 2010 23:20

I hate playing live, and I particularly hate touring.

 

Keller Williams | Odd Man Out

Written by Amy Burger Wednesday, 27 January 2010 00:00

kw.jpgSeeing Williams live, it's amazing how big a sound just one man can produce.

   

Parachute Musical | Everything Is Working Out Fine

Written by Laura Hamlett Wednesday, 06 January 2010 00:00

prof_parachute_sm.jpg"By the time we played, the place was packed, and everyone was into it and moving around. "

 

Bamboo Shoots | Back to the Future

Written by Laura Hamlett Saturday, 02 January 2010 00:00

prof_bamboo2_sm.gif"Our music is basically either an outdated vision of the future or a slightly off futuristic vision of the past."

   

New World Spirits | Always Magic

Written by Laura Hamlett Wednesday, 09 December 2009 00:00

prof_nws_sm.jpg"Most all of my decisions in life have been made on the experience I had in the band."

 

El Monstero | A Holiday Tradition

Written by Corey Woodruff Wednesday, 09 December 2009 00:00

prof_el-monstero_sm.jpgThe show grows more each year, but it is still all-local talent.

   

White Rabbits | Homecoming

Written by John Shepherd Tuesday, 27 October 2009 14:51

prof_white-rabbits_sm.gif"It turns out I had mistakenly sent the text directly to Britt Daniels, because those two B names were right next to each other."

 

Hall & Oates | Doing What They Want, Being Who They Are

Written by Amy Burger Thursday, 22 October 2009 07:03

halloates_-_small.jpgAfter more than 40 years playing together and apart, the duo just released their first boxed set.
   

Sissy Wish | Sparkling Nordic Electro-Pop

Written by Kevin Renick Tuesday, 13 October 2009 13:01

prof_sissy-wish_sm.gifLittle time is wasted on Sissy Wish's Beauties Never Die; the album zips by in a flash, and it has a confidence in both the performance and production that gives it real muscle.

 

 

Devon Allman's Honeytribe | 10 and Counting

Written by Amiee Shank Wednesday, 07 October 2009 13:58

prof_devon_sm.gifBands like us that do it old school in a van, 300 shows a year, are enjoying much success doing everything we want to do without some jerk-off in a suit telling us what to do.

 

   

Gloriana | Just Playing, Not Dating

Written by Lauren Beckerle Wednesday, 19 August 2009 09:44

prof_gloriana_sm.jpgWe're like brothers and sisters and I can promise that will never happen.

 

 

Los Campesinos! Say Party!

Written by Kate Nelson Thursday, 06 August 2009 15:06

prof_campesinos_sm.jpgThere a lot of us and we all have so many ideas that sometimes we need to be reigned in.

 

   

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