Q and A With Guitarist Doug Gillard of Guided By Voices

When I was offered the opportunity to interview a member of Bob Pollard’s Guided By Voices, I knew I wasn’t the person to do it. I have a very basic knowledge of the band, so my questions would be stupid softball questions you hear on shows like “Good Morning America” during their fluff pieces about dogs that can dial a telephone or something of that … Continue reading Q and A With Guitarist Doug Gillard of Guided By Voices

Interview With Christopher The Conquered

  Last week I had the great privilege to speak with Christopher The Conquered. The brilliant singer/songwriter is on the verge of releasing the unmistakably great album I’m Giving Up On Rock And Roll. It’s already been hailed by critics (and is my currently my #1 album of 2016), and none other than Ryan Adams himself praised the record as “crazy and incredible.” In the … Continue reading Interview With Christopher The Conquered

Music.Defined. Interview With Genevieve

  Genevieve Schatz put out her first solo EP, Show Your Colors, last year after a long stretch as lead singer for Company Of Thieves. She’s on tour right now opening for A Great Big World, hitting Chicago’s Lincoln Hall this Sunday April 3rd. I’m glad she had a few minutes to do this quick interview with me. Grab tickets to her show here and … Continue reading Music.Defined. Interview With Genevieve

Ana Popovic On Hendrix And The Blues

The blues is considered by most to be an American genre of music. How did it find its way to you in Belgrade? My father Milton is a huge blues fan and I grew up listening to his record collection. He introduced me to all the blues greats and by the time I was 7 I’ve heard American Texas blues, Chicago blues, Delta blues, great … Continue reading Ana Popovic On Hendrix And The Blues

Interview: Jarryd James (Chicago 10/21/2015)

Last night I had the great pleasure to see Jarryd James perform a short set and sit down for a few minutes to chat with him about his music. The Australian singer has already made a big splash in his native country, and he’s touring the States with Meg Myers in an effort to bolster his presence here. I thought the performance was very good. … Continue reading Interview: Jarryd James (Chicago 10/21/2015)