Lauren Strange is an accomplished singer-songwriter who lives in Nashville. Her earlier music was more country, but she’s spent years honing her evolving craft. While she continues to perfect her own music, she decided to release an impeccable cover of one of the best songs from the nineties.
Ian Metzger was the brain and the heart behind the Phoenix indie band Dear and the Headlights. Since the band broke up, he’s been relatively under the radar, but he’s back with a new project called The Gentle Hits.
Samantha Hunt is a very successful author: she won the Bard Fiction Prize, was part of the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 award, and was a finalist for the Orange Prize. After receiving critical acclaim for her first two novels, The Seas (2004) and The Invention of Everything Else (2008), she returned with one of the best… Read More Ep. 5: Samantha Hunt
Matt Butler doesn’t shy away from his previous drug and alcohol abuse. He’s proud that he is sober and his new album Reckless Son (out Sept. 9) helps share his story. The album features honest Americana songs about recovery, experiences he had during rehab, and his subsequent recovery.
Joel Marquard is one of my favorite musicians. He was an original guitarist in Dear and the Headlights – one of the best bands to ever break out of Phoenix – and he is the mastermind behind so many more projects: Gospel Claws (not a gospel band), the Through and Through Gospel Review (a gospel… Read More Ep. 3: Joel Marquard | Gospel Claws + Dear and the Headlights
It was a pleasure to talk to Tony Smith, the former guitarist/vocalist of Sleeper Agent. The alt-rock band from Bowling Green, Kent. released two albums. It was during the peak of the first album when I first met the band at DeLuna Fest in Pensacola, Fla. before interviewing them a few months later in Chicago… Read More Ep. 2: Tony Smith (Teem, ex-Sleeper Agent)
I’ve started a new podcast – for real this time – where I will be interviewing emerging artists ranging from musicians to authors as well as interesting people like brewers or comic shop owners. Its name is Internal Review. You can click the above image to subscribe to the podcast on iTunes.