Disparate Youth

I really wanted to explore the local music scene from a younger person’s point of view so why not start with the teens in Rhode Island, where I live, more specifically on Aquidneck Island. AI is made up of 3 towns, Portsmouth, Middletown and Newport. So I want to introduce you to a very talentedContinue reading “Disparate Youth”

Starman

I first heard Van’s music when I was listening to multiple playlists on Spotify & was impressed by a cover of The Stooges, which I’ll ask him about later but for now let me introduce you to Van Hunt… Q: You seem to have quite the musical ear..You started playing drums at age 7 andContinue reading “Starman”

Britain’s Got Talent

Q: So I first saw you on Tik Tok in my search for music artists to interview.. What is your take on social media apps on being the 21st century avenues for new artists like yourself trying to get discovered? Do you have any preference? Tik Tok, Instagram, YouTube, Twitch etc? A: I love socialContinue reading “Britain’s Got Talent”

Welcome to Fulton

I was lucky enough to catch up with Fulton Lee and ask him a few questions, here’s what he had to say….. Q: So congratulations on being the champ of Music City Mayhem…it’s a huge radio station contest in Nashville. Tell us about the contest and what was it like when they announced you wereContinue reading “Welcome to Fulton”

Time for Overcoats

A few weeks ago, I got to speak to Hana and JJ about their band, Overcoats… Q: First off, I wanted to tell you how much I love your voices together, the harmonies are so beautiful. It’s like a whole lot of Lucius, some Joseph and a bit of Sleigh Bells mixed together…when did youContinue reading “Time for Overcoats”

Highway to Hellcats

I interviewed sisters Sasha & Sonja Zagorc about their all female heavy metal rock band, Hellcats, all the way from Slovenia… here’s what they had to say.. Q: So one of the biggest accolades of the band is that you are the first female rock metal band from Slovenia. What reception does the band getContinue reading “Highway to Hellcats”

Teenage Kicks

Q: Siblings Max and Alex Karafillis make up the band Beyond Chaotic..when did both of you start seriously thinking about forming the band? Alex: It kinda just happened. We went to a rock band camp one summer. They put 6 of us together to form a band. We played an actual gig at a clubContinue reading “Teenage Kicks”

Listen Like Thieves

So I’m speaking with J. Scott Gavin of The Thieves About…thanks for joining me… Q: So the band is from the west coast, San Diego area, to be more exact.. how and when did the band get together? JSG: Well, I kept running into this guy at all the same Thai massage parlors around theContinue reading “Listen Like Thieves”

Time is XI:XI

Q: XI:XI is the band’s name, do you refer to yourself as 11:11 or am I pronouncing that incorrectly? Destin: We pronounce it like 11:11, like the time of day where you’re supposed to look at the clock and make a wish. Those numbers have personal significance for the two of us. It’s a longContinue reading “Time is XI:XI”