Interview: Andrew Bailey of DIIV

Interview with DIIV‘s Andrew Bailey by Holly Cartwright DIIV This is a conversation I had with Andrew Bailey, guitarist from Brooklyn-based four-piece group DIIV. He had already made it back to the East Coast, and this was his last night of summer touring before safely landing back in NYC. We began the conversation by talking […]

Interview & Show Preview: The Hives @ Showbox at the Market, Fri. 9/7

At least in America, Swedish band The Hives were barely legal when they released their first LP, Barely Legal in 1997. Most band members were around the age of eighteen years old, and they began their ascent to international stardom at an age when many Swedish men become eligible for Sweden’s then mandatory military service. […]

Show Preview & Interview: Kasabian @ Showbox Market, Tues. 4/10

I’m getting this out of the way that I think Kasabian is one of the best bands ever, a band who’s released four albums that are too stunning for their own good. Their self-titled debut made a huge impact and from there Empire and West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum roared along. Now they’ve got this […]

Interview: Ben Wysocki of The Fray

The Fray – photo by Danny Clinch Piano rock band The Fray has been known to make a few hearts skip a beat or turn the emotional waterworks on.  The same is true for their newest release Scars and Stories, which debuted  on February 7th.  This is the third studio album for the quartet, who […]