Exclusive Interviews

  • “Smells Like Teenage Fanclub Spirit” Written by Jason Reed March 24, 2017 On Sunday, March 19th I had the pleasure of interviewing Norman Blake of Teenage Fanclub. The setting was [...]
  • PETER MURPHY Interview 4/2/16 “Getting Deep With Peter Murphy” On Saturday April 2nd I had the profound pleasure of sitting down and interviewing one of my idols, Mr. Peter Murphy. Aside from [...]
  • “Watt’s Happening”  Written by Jason Reed March 2, 2017 (Note: Due to the Fates feeling tempestuous, we suffered some technical issues this last year that resulted in the apparent [...]
  • “Sittin’ With Sylvie”  A while back I had the honor of interviewing musician, acclaimed music journalist and author Sylvie Simmons when she was  touring with Howe Gelb and Giant [...]
  • “A Fishbone To Pick”   I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with music legends Angelo Moore and Norwood Fisher of Fishbone before their concert at SLO Brew in San Luis Obispo, [...]
  • “I Could Be Happy Interviewing Clare Grogan of Altered Images” Altered Images is one of my favorite New Wave bands of all time. With Clare Grogan’s bubbly voice, effervescent spirit [...]
  • “Getting Hangry With Dave Wakeling of the English Beat” I had the opportunity to sit down with Dave Wakeling of the English Beat in Los Angeles on January 27, 2017. I’ve been a huge fan of his [...]
  • “In 7th Heaven With El Ten Eleven” I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Kristian and Tim of El Ten Eleven before they played at the Roxy in Los Angeles. In the pantheon of great two [...]
  • “Getting Selective With The Selecter” I had the chance to briefly chat with Pauline Black and Arthur ‘Gaps’ Hendrickson of the Selecter before their show in front of a [...]
  • “Case of Musical Identity”  I recently had the honor of chatting with power pop legend Peter Case, whose illustrious career as a solo artist as well as member of the Plimsouls and the Nerves [...]
  • “MDC: Much Dictor Conversation”  I recently had the chance to “run up” on punk rock legend Dave Dictor before his performance at Camozzi’s Bar in Atascadero, California where Dave was kind [...]
  • “Howe The Southwest Was Won”  It is pretty much impossible to talk about the Southwest indie music scene of the last couple of decades without referencing the enduring legacy and influence of [...]
  • “Catching Up With The Angelic Upstarts” I recently had the chance to meet up with Mensi and Neil of the Angelic Upstarts when they performed a lively show at GiGi’s Cocktails in Ventura, [...]
  • “Holy Interview, Robyn!”  Robyn Hitchcock is one of those very rare lyricists and musicians who can evoke a multitude of differing emotions within the same song. Despite being molded by [...]
  • “Long Chat With The Man Without A Hat” I recently had the chance to sit down with Ivan Doroschuck from Men Without Hats at a concert in Southern California commemorating the anniversary of the [...]
  • “I LIKE BIG MUFFS AND I CANNOT LIE” In their purest form, there’s something about three-piece rock bands that I, more often than not, gravitate towards, like a moth to flame. I [...]
  • MODERN ENGLISH Interview (Echoplex) “Modern English As A Second Language”  We had the pleasure of interviewing Robbie Grey and Mick Conroy of Modern English before their concert at the [...]
  • “Survival of the (Misfit)test” This week was a huge one for fans of the seminal punk band The Misfits. Various outlets announced the historic news that three of the original members were [...]
  • “Sometimes People Don’t Forget”             Exactly one year ago today, we had the honor of meeting the guys from Translator at their in-store [...]

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