Interviews

I SEEEEEEEE YOU: 20 EYES

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Interview by: Laura DeSantis-Olsson Speaking with: Wolf Bradley, frontman, 20 Eyes 1.  Why do you think music is important in general?  What would the world be like without music? “I love film and I love many other sources of visual media, but I think music is the most flawless art there is.  With music, in three minutes you can make ... Read More »

BRANTLEY GILBERT Lets It Ride On Tour

Brantley Gilbert performs at the Philadelphia stop of Country Throwdown tour in 2011 (photo by Scott Vollweiler)

It’s his first major headlining tour. He’s not holding back…Brantley Gilbert is going to “Let It Ride.” On tour with BG are top notch songwriters Aaron Lewis, Tyler Farr and Chase Bryant. While there’s no songwriting collaborations on the books with these guys, Brantley Gilbert would be open to jamming with any of these hit makers. Brantley Gilbert, well known for ... Read More »

OH, BE CLEVER: “EMOTIONAL-POP-DANCE”

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Interview by:  Laura DeSantis-Olsson Cover image by: Tessa Barton Article Images: Oh, Be Clever’s official Facebook page 1.  Why do you think music is important? Brittney:  “Music is everything a person is feeling without saying a word.  Music is what gets people up in the morning.  Music is what helps people keep breathing when it feels like it’s too hard.  ... Read More »

OUTING THE MUSIC INDUSTRY WITH MARY LAMBERT AND GERRICK KENNEDY

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Introduction by: Angel Vivaldi Interview by: Laura DeSantis-Olsson and various media outlets Humans are one of the most complex beings on our planet. From our most basic survival instincts to the intricate weavings of society, we as human beings have made tremendous progress. It’s almost inconceivable how we’ve managed to make so many advancements as a civilized species yet continue ... Read More »

We Will Follow: An Interview with SECRET SOMEONES

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BROKEN RECORDS MAGAZINE’s Victoria Ganesh recently spoke with the up and coming band from NY, SECRET SOMEONES Broken Records Magazine: How did Secret Someones begin? Hannah: We are all friends in the same scene in New York.  I started playing my solo music with Zach and we decided to do a house concert tour, playing at people’s houses underground- doing our solo music. Bess, ... Read More »

ROMÉO TESTA: MUSIC IS A REMEDY

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Interview by:  Laura DeSantis-Olsson 1.  Give us a brief history of yourself and your connection to music: “I’m 19 years old.  I grew up with my parents and three little brothers in studio city.  I had a really interesting musical upbringing.  My dad raised me on a lot of world music and blues.  My mom would take me to the free shows ... Read More »

CASSIE STEELE: BREAKING THE PATTERN

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At 10:00am on August 14th, 2014, I entered the lobby of the Archer Hotel in New York City. I was a little early for my interview with actress, singer, songwriter, Cassie Steele so I scanned the room for the best place to set up. I noticed an alcove of circular sofas with a wall of books behind them. I noticed ... Read More »

PRALAYA: IT’S ONLY A (MATTER OF TIME)

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Interview by: Laura DeSantis-Olsson Forward by: Laura DeSantis-Olsson Band definition and description by: Alef Knales   (Photo by: Royelle White) PRALAYA: In stage of dissolution. A moment in time when all stops and erases all that was, while creating what is to be.This group of musical alchemists unlock the fibers of sonic matter and forge an Art-Rock style of uncanny ... Read More »

3 Years Hollow Is Breaking Ground With The Cracks

3 Years Hollow at Uproar Festival 2014. Image; Vladislav Grach.

The band 3 Years Hollow is just breaking into the mainstream rock scene.  They have a lot to say, and they refuse to be ignored. They are hitting the scene hard with their debut LP, The Cracks, released through the well-known label, Imagen Records.  The album features their singles, “Chemical Ride,” “Hungry”, and “For Life” (feat. Clint Lowery). The band ... Read More »

CHARMING LIARS: “RESTLESS URGENCY AND PASSIONATE OPTIMISM”

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Interview by: Laura DeSantis-Olsson Speaking with: Charlie Cosser 1. How is the music scene currently different in England vs. the United States? “I think, it’s weird, I think music around the world is getting on the same page in a lot of ways. So, you wouldn’t be that surprised about what you would hear on main stream pop radio, it’s ... Read More »