In 1997, Toad The Wet Sprocket released its best album to date, Coil. Less than a year later, the band broke up due to internal strife and frustrations as a result of the album’s poor promotion. Twenty years on, frontman Glen Phillips sits down to reminisce about the album and his thoughts on the band.
Tyler, Texas-based Eisley was once a record label’s dream: a band of teenage siblings, three sisters, a brother, and a best friend, making dark, moody, dreamy alternative rock music, irrespective of any […]
We sit down with Curtis McMurtry, to discuss his excellent album The Hornet’s Nest and the issue of authenticity in American music.
We’ve been in shock over the sudden death of writer and friend Marc Spitz, who passed away suddenly at the age of 47. This is the conversation that introduced us, and it’s one of my favorite interviews.
We have a conversation with Kristin Hersh about her latest book/album, Wyatt At The Coyote Palace, the inspiration behind it, and the artist who most inspires her.
In reviewing the deluxe anniversary edition of Hammock’s sophomore album, Raising Your Voice…Trying To Stop An Echo, I was reminded of an interview I did with leader Marc Byrd, wherein we discussed said album. Here is said interview, reprinted in its entirety.
We sit down with the delightful Kim Shattuck to discuss the making of The Muffs’ seminal sophomore album, Blonder & Blonder.
An in-depth discussion of the reviewing process, authenticity, and what yours truly looks for when he experiences art.
What happens when a good for nothin’ autistic redneck picks up the phone and has a conversation with a Rat Girl who’s been one of his near-lifelong artistic inspirations? It’s a conversation thirty years in the making, folks. Read on…
We sit down to a long, compelling conversation with Mike McCartney about his delightful one-off album, McGough & McGear and the era that produced it.