A few weeks ago I was asked if I’d be interested in interviewing one of the members of The Zombies ahead of their Oracle & Odyssey show coming up at Thalia Hall in April. Of course I would be foolish to not take the opportunity to interview one of the creators of an album as great as Oracle. But how much do I really know … Continue reading Interview With The Zombies’ Colin Blunstone
It’s been a couple years since I was singing the praises of Slothrust’s debut, Of Course You Do. That grungy instant classic ended up in my top 10 of 2014, and the band’s latest release is looking to repeat or better that offering. Everyone Else improves in almost every conceivable way over Of Course You Do. Leah Wellbaum’s guitar sounds better, the lyrics are better, … Continue reading Slothrust-Everyone Else
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
Chicago group The Luck Of Eden Hall are experiencing something a lot of Americam bands have over the years: being more appreciated overseas than they are in their native land. Now they have an opportunity to head over to the UK, record a live album in Wales, and play in front of their European fan base. But that costs money so they made a … Continue reading The Luck Of Eden Hall Need Your Help!
By anyone’s standards BRONCHO had a pretty great 2014. It started with having one of their songs used in an episode of the HBO series “Girls,” followed by the release of their well-received sophomore album Just Enough Hip To Be Woman. They toured voraciously, building their fan base with their energetic sets. But that wasn’t enough for this Norman, OK-based group, so they’re making 2015 … Continue reading BRONCHO hitting Lincoln Hall on tour with The Growlers