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Greg Arent of NYC indie rock band Yucca King discusses the band’s new album, how the band has evolved over the years, his longtime struggle with panic attacks, and the band’s uncertain future

Greg Arent of NYC indie rock band Yucca King discusses the band’s new album, how the band has evolved over the years, his longtime struggle with panic attacks, and the band’s uncertain future By Emily May Indie rock band Yucca King, comprised of Greg Arent (vocals), John Fraze (bass), Daniel Weiss (guitar) and Jay Williams (drums), have been blending pop, punk and…

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Boston bluegrass band Mile Twelve talks about their new album, how the band came about, operating without a label, and what’s next for the band

Boston bluegrass band Mile Twelve talks about their new album, how the band came about, operating without a label, and what’s next for the band By Emily May Boston-based Bluegrass band Mile Twelve has been creating plenty of buzz within the industry and amongst their fans since forming in 2014, deriving their name from the mile marker that sits at Boston’s…

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Shonen Knife discuss their new album, their recent music videos, their upcoming US tour, and what’s next for them

Shonen Knife discuss their new album, their recent music videos, their upcoming US tour, and what’s next for them By Emily May Japanese punk/rock band Shonen Knife have been treating fans to their fun and upbeat punk/powerpop/rock music since forming in 1981.  Shonen Knife is Naoko (Vocals/Guitar), Atsuko (Bass/Vocals) and Risa (Drums/Vocals), with Ritsuko (Bass/Guitar/Vocals) and Naru (Bass/Vocals) performing with the band as well.  They have gained many…

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Female supergroup The Coolies discuss their benefit EP for ALS research, having the support of Steve Van Zandt and Wicked Cool Records, their Ramones-esque alter-egos, and their 3-D album artwork (with 3-D glasses included)

Female supergroup The Coolies discuss their benefit EP for ALS research, having the support of Steve Van Zandt and Wicked Cool Records, their Ramones-esque alter-egos, and their 3-D album artwork (with 3-D glasses included) By Emily May Recently formed female supergroup The Coolies are on a mission to combat ALS.  Consisting of Kim Shattuck (The Muffs/The Pandoras), Melanie Vammen (The…

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Raymond Watts of PIG talks about the new PIG album, working with Alexander McQueen, being open to collaboration these days, and what’s next for him

Photo Credit: Gabriel Edvy Raymond Watts of PIG talks about the new PIG album, working with Alexander McQueen, being open to collaboration these days, and what’s next for him   Raymond Watts, the the founding member of the post-industrial music project PIG, has been involved in the industrial music scene since the early 1980’s.  Also a founding member and lead…

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JD Simo discusses his new album, being a part of the Nashville music scene, playing with Phil Lesh and Friends and what’s next

JD Simo discusses his new album, being a part of the Nashville music scene, playing with Phil Lesh and Friends and what’s next Nashville guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer has been playing music all of his life.  Simo grew up in Chicago, learning to play the guitar by the age of 5 and forming a band and releasing a live…

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INTERVIEW: Shawn Perry’s New Single/Video “Lawnchair” Is Just What Your Summer Ordered

INTERVIEW: Shawn Perry’s New Single/Video “Lawnchair” Is Just What Your Summer Ordered By Rachel Collins Rachel Collins: Shawn you just look like you came off the boat and spent time hanging with Jimmy Buffet. Where did this laid back idea of a song “Lawnchair” come from? Shawn Perry: I need a damn vacation LOL. ….but to elaborate on that, I…

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INTERVIEW – Jack Dangers discusses the new MEAT BEAT MANIFESTO album (Opaque Couché), evolving his sound, the band’s visual live shows, and what’s next 

Photo: Nick Karp Jack Dangers discusses the new Meat Beat Manifesto album (Opaque Couché), evolving his sound, the band’s visual live shows, and what’s next  By Emily May Meat Beat Manifesto, an electronic music group formed by Jack Dangers and Jonny Stephens in 1987 in Swindon, UK, has been creating a unique blend of electronic sounds and a stunning live…

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INTERVIEW: Del Pelson discuss the formation of the band, their recent single “Oak”, their songwriting process, and what’s next for them

Del Pelson discuss the formation of the band, their recent single “Oak”, their songwriting process, and what’s next for them Interview by Emily May Florida-based indie-pop band Del Pelson has been garnering a buzz and an ever-growing fanbase with their live chemistry and a sound that is simultaneously laid back and energetic.  Formed in 2015, the band currently consists of Cal Nelson (vocals/guitar), Garrett Kealer…

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