For being a born and raised New Yorker, Cassandra Jenkins music has a heavy bluegrass backbone. So she invited us into her lovely home and made us a mean cup of chai to tell us why.
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I wish every interview could happen over a Katz pastrami on rye. That’s the way we met up with NYC indie outfit Beverly. They told us how to know when a song is done and the benefits of “keeping it messy”.
How many bands can you name that have a french horn sponsorship? French Horn Rebellion does! They told us all about the custom horn they’re having made and how to succeed by just being yourself.
Processing the Apocolypse with a sense of humor; Narc Twain frontman Tommy Siegel gives us some of the throwaway bandnames and tells us about his dark dreams of the future of New York City.
During CMJ Music Marathon, the band Lodro was lovely enough to invite us into their own home and give us a private performance. We chatted about the catharsis of live performances and creating your own sound through surrounding yourself in silence.
In this Artist Access episode, we sit down with the band Pompeya, to discuss everything that you’d expect. Just your average talk of recording an album called “Tropical” in a blizzard with a dead dog named “Palm Tree” (the dog was not dead then).