Month: May 2016

Damien Jurado – Interview

I first heard Damien Jurado a few years ago. It wasn’t until “Rehearsals for Departure” that I was captivated by is music. He now has a band “Gathered in Song” with a new album out on Sub Pop he’s definitely someone worth checking out. We were able to get a few minutes with him before the show at the El Rey. Here’s what was said…. BT: Being on the road, what do you look forward to? DJ: Mostly just like meeting people who have been affected by what I do. I don’t really enjoy touring much. There’s a lot...

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Bill Mallonee – Interview

One thing about doing a magazine like this that I really like, is the fact that we can bring you artists that over time that have struck a chord in our lives. One such band for me has been The Vigilantes of Love. I was able to spend a few minutes on the phone with Bill Mallonee and talk about what’s happened with the band. If you haven’t heard of VOL, you should definitely check them out. If you are familiar with Bill and his work, I hope you find this interesting. BT: The Vigilantes have been basically you...

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Reverend Horton Heat – Interview

Reverend Horton Heat I had the opportunity to sit back on the phone for a few minutes and talk to one of the premier guitar players of our day. Jim Heath, aka the Reverend Horton Heat. They’ve just released a new album “Lucky 7” and are currently on the road. If you haven’t been exposed to the Reverend and his message, I highly recommend it. BT: What is the one thing you like to bring to the stage every night? RHH: Energy, Craziness, Crazy melodies… BT: Do you get the feeling that people don’t know what category to place...

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Daniel Ash Interview

Simply put, Daniel Ash is a legend. He has just released a brand new self-titled album, and has a tour on the way. Buy the album, and see the tour. I was able to sneak in a couple of minutes of phone time to talk to him. I found him to be surprisingly friendly, this godfather of Goth, so to speak. Sometimes it’s hard to speak to those with whom you’ve found solace in their art… Bt: The new album is self titled, with the new style, are you looking at this release as a new debut? DA: I...

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