Back Stories | Nirvana’s Nevermind & The Grunge Explosion

Just in case you don't feel old enough already, here's something to remind you: Nirvana's iconic album Nevermind turns 30 years old on Friday. Like a lot of folks,...

DIY Discovery | JJ’s Music Retaliation (Part 1)

Some musicians are eccentric. Others are eclectic. Still others are enigmatic. But few combine all those qualities — along with several other brilliantly bizarre traits — quite like the...

Back Stories | My 2011 Interview With Lindsey Buckingham

Back in 2011, I was fortunate enough to talk to then-Fleetwood Mac singer-guitarist Lindsey Buckingham when he was promoting his solo album Seeds We Sow. Since he just released...

20 Questions With Nicole Sumerlyn

Nicole Sumerlyn is floating these days — and no wonder. The B.C. country-pop singer-songwriter's career is on the rise thanks to a pair of infectious singles she released this...

20 Questions With Morris Northcutt

Morris Northcutt isn't afraid to mix it up a bit. In fact, I suspect he enjoys it. On his recent debut EP Tonada, the Washington trumpet and cornet master...

20 Questions With Jennifer Juliette

Life is going swimmingly for Jennifer Juliette. The Welsh singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has just released her debut EP Anchor, showcasing her powerful, artistic and inspired blend of classical...

20 Questions With Celestine Liu

Celestine Liu is one of those artists who can do pretty much anything and everything — and do it all well. On her new debut EP Liunique, the rising...

20 Questions With Afton Wolfe

Afton Wolfe is no sheep. The Southern singer-songwriter walks his own path, as anyone who's heard his outstanding recent release Kings For Sale already knows. Those who don't already...

20 Questions With Coral Moons

Coral Moons sound right at home on their brand-new album Fieldcrest. And no wonder — the up-and-coming Boston band's debut long-player takes its title from the street that singer-songwriter...

20 Questions With Kevin Daniel

Turns out you can go home again. Just ask Kevin Daniel. The southern roots-rocker and Brooklyn resident moved back to North Carolina in 2020 to record his aptly titled...

20 Questions With TheFatRat

TheFatRat came to play — and to win. The German electronica artist, producer and DJ — known for songs like Unity, Monody (ft. Laura Brehm) and Fly Away (ft....

20 Questions With Lisa Nicole

Lisa Nicole is having a busy summer. The up-and-coming Canadian country-pop singer-songwriter is gearing up to release her debut album Where Wild Hearts Beat in August. She dropped the...

Back Stories | My 2012 Interview With Jakob Dylan

A lot can change in nine years. Just ask Jakob Dylan. His latest album Exit Wounds — his first Wallflowers album since 2012’s comeback disc Glad All Over —...

Back Stories | My 2011 Interview With Gregg Allman

Back in 2011, I was lucky enough to talk to the one and only Gregg Allman. At the time, the southern rock icon was in a good place, recovering...

20 Questions With Christopher Ward

Who says lightning doesn't strike twice? It's hit Christopher Ward multiple times over the course of his eventful life and career. From being one of MuchMusic’s original VJs to...

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