Bobby Bare, Jr. lent some wisdom and good stories to this American Songwriter Magazine Songwriter U interview. BBJ tackles learning to play guitar, judging his own material, R.E.M., and playing in Diaper Face, his band with his three young children.
"Getting up and singing personal songs, it's exactly like being a stripper, you know? People are there to see the dirty parts. ... If you're not gonna show your ugly parts, nobody's gonna be that interested." - Bobby Bare, Jr. in an interview with CMT Edge about his new album Undefeated.
American Songwriter Magazine mustered up the courage to approach the one and only Scott H. Biram about his songwriting craft, process, and influences. It's a fascinating read...as SHB is a pretty fascinating dude, a student of many schools.
Amidst the SHB101 songwriting course, there are still a few Biramesque answers of good humor, including his response...Read more
Red Bull and Lydia Loveless...seems like a perfect match. Both are young and full of energy, eh? Well, it appears they get along well in this interview on Red Bull Music.
Our favorite part is Lydia's take on current pop music: "I live next to a radio station, and the signal invades...Read more
Soundtrack your Wednesday afternoon with Ha Ha Tonka's fabulous World Cafe session on NPR!
The band plays stand-out tracks from their newest Bloodshot album 'Lessons' and participates in an interview with David Dye, in which they cover the main muse for the album (a Maurice Sendak interview on NPR's Fresh Air, coincidentally), Ozark culture, and scrapped album titles.
CMT Edge interviewed Hard Working Americans (feat. Todd Snider, Dave Schools of Widespread Panic, and Neal Casal) about their new album, which features a spot-on cover of The Bottle Rockets' classic "Welfare Music."
Dave Schools says: "In the midst of all the post-grunge fluff and empty hard pop, [Bottle Rockets] were a breath...Read more
Oh, Mr. Biram. Your interviews are colorful a-plenty. Impose Magazine, those brave souls, just published a lengthy and highly entertaining interview with The Dirty Ol' One Man Band himself.
Topics covered include: Jacob's Ladder, Biram's former punk and metal bands, Waylon Jennings, peeing on couches, and Doc Watson. Among a slew of other random fun, twisted stuff.
Lydia Loveless is on the front page of SPIN talking about trading banjos and fiddles for fuzzy layers of punk guitars on her forthcoming album 'Somewhere Else,' the album she wrote and scrapped prior to this one, almost losing her mind in 2013, and the minimal likelihood that she'll kick your ass...physically, that is.
It's a...Read more
Fulks and Albini, guitarist of Shellac/Big Black and producer extraordinaire (PIXIES, Iggy And The Stooges, Robert Plant, and you know, a little band called Nirvana), go back a long way. Albini recorded...Read more