Interviews

KAT PERKINS: THE FEARLESS MS. SCARLETT

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“If you live, live fearless If you love, love fearless” - Kat Perkins Interview by: Laura DeSantis-Olsson 1. What is the history of your involvement with music? Kat Perkins:  I started singing when I was three years old.  One of my first memories is singing in front of an audience at four years old.  My dad is a music teacher.  ... Read More »

MUSHROOMHEAD: “THE RIGHTEOUS AND THE BUTTERFLY”

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Introduction by:  Mushroomhead / Official Facebook page Interview by:  Laura DeSantis-Olsson (Hear the entire album, “The Righteous And The Butterfly” in album order throughout the interview) Mushroomhead – are one of the most unique and adventurous alternative metal bands working today. Known for their stunningly theatrical live show and artsy masks, this innovative band has forged new ground in the rock world ... Read More »

TWELVE FOOT NINJA: “GIVING IT A RED HOT GO”

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Interview by:  Laure DeSantis-Olsson Interview with:  Steve “Stevic” Mackay, guest starting Shane “Russ” Russell Introduction:  Band’s official biography Twelve Foot Ninja embody originality in everything they do. They have sold out shows across their home country Australia, have over 2.5 million YouTube views and attracted public praise from the likes of Mike Portnoy (Dream Theater/Avenged Sevenfold), Dino Cazares (Fear Factory) and ... Read More »

DOG FASHION DISCO: “BACK ON TOUR WITH A KICKSTART”

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Introduction: Dog Fashion Disco, Bio Interview by: Laura DeSantis-Olsson Interview:  Todd Smith of Dog Fashion Disco “The band was started in 1998 by 5 high school friends, made some records, toured a lot, broke up in 2007. Formed Polkadot Cadaver, made some records, toured a lot. Decided being broken up was dumb in 2014. Did crowd funding campaign for a ... Read More »

PRESTON REED: “AT ONE WITH THE STRINGS”

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Introduction: Preston Reed’s Professional Biography Interview by: Laura DeSantis-Olsson Preston Reed is a one-man revolution. The New Yorker tweaks the nose of musical convention, pokes the eye of accepted wisdom, and burns the rulebook of the past. Most great guitarists would be grateful to create a legacy of classic recordings, stand-out performances and blistering technique, but US-born Preston Reed has ... Read More »

THE “NON-TOUCH” TOUCH OF LIZZIE SIDER

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Introduction:  Bio from Lizzie Sider’s Facebook page Interview by:  Laura DeSantis-Olsson Cover photo by: Angela Talley “Hi, I’m Lizzie. I’m a devoted and passionate country-pop singer/ songwriter.” “I hope that the music I write will touch people, inspire them, and, take them back to a time or event when they had a similar experience. I’m so very thankful to everyone who has ... Read More »

“YOU ARE NOT ALONE” WITH AURIN

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Forward by:  Andrew Wayne and Sarah Anderson Interview by:  Laura DeSantis-Olsson Aurin began as a vision of Guitarist Andrew Wayne in 2002. Andrew’s goal was to write music that appealed to the mind, heart, soul, and emotions of the listener by combining beautiful harmonies with an in-your-face heavy-type of style. In 2009, he was joined by drummer, Linda Medina, who, ... Read More »

THE JANE SHERMANS: “IT’S A ROCK N’ ROLL BAND”

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Interview by:  Laura DeSantis-Olsson Interview: Eulene & Angelo of The Jane Sherman’s Photography by: Theo and Vita of Ovio Art 1.  How did you choose the name, The Jane Shermans, for the band? Eulene:  “It’s a family name.  When we were making our band name lists, it was on the list, and it was one we both landed on.  Then, it ... Read More »

CRASH MIDNIGHT: “THE MOST DANGEROUS BAND YOU’VE EVER SEEN… ONSTAGE OR BEHIND THE WHEEL”

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Interview by: Laura DeSantis-Olsson Talking with: Shaun Soho – Lead Vocalist Alex Donaldson – lead / rhythm guitars Introduction / Band Biography by: Facebook Rock n’ Roll is back! Born out of a late-night car wreck and formed on the streets of Boston by Shaun Soho (lead vocals), Bo (bass guitar), and Alex Donaldson (lead guitar), CRASH MIDNIGHT has burst ... Read More »

MUSIC FROM THE HEARTLAND: PHILLIP FOX BAND

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Interview by: Laura DeSantis-Olsson Cover photo by: David Jackson 1.  Give a brief history of your music and the bands formation: “I’ve been writing most of my life.  I stared writing music when I was about twelve.  I played in different bands throughout high school.  I actually met Jonathan, the bass player in Phillip Fox Band, when I was in ... Read More »