Archive for September, 2011

What Sharp Teeth They Have: The Elysian Fields Interview

Posted in Uncategorized on September 30, 2011 by erinlyndalmartin

Upon the release of their landmark Last Night on Earth, an interview with Brooklyn’s Elysian Fields.

Lydia Loveless Is an Indestructible Machine: An Interview

Posted in Uncategorized on September 21, 2011 by erinlyndalmartin

Photo by the Ely Brothers

On Indestructible Machine, released September 13 on Bloodshot Records, Lydia Loveless channels the “weird”ness of her small Ohio hometown into energetic numbers driven by powerhouse vocals, clever narratives, and a unique interweaving of melodies. I caught up with Lydia about the record.

Asa’s Beautiful Imperfection: An Interview

Posted in Uncategorized on September 20, 2011 by erinlyndalmartin

Hailing from Nigeria and Paris, Asa (sometimes known as Asha) has returned with her second album, Beautiful Imperfection. Heavy on beauty and short on imperfection, this record showcases her vocal dynamism and saucy energy. Asa took a few questions here.

Brilliant Colors Turn it Out ‘Again and Again’: An Interview

Posted in Uncategorized on September 14, 2011 by erinlyndalmartin

San Francisco’s all-girl pop-punk band, Brilliant Colors, have returned with Again and Again, a fuzzy and lively affair. I caught up with lead singer-songwriter Jess Scott over email, and here is what we talked about.

Collections of Colonies of Bees Learn the Art of ‘GIVING’: An Interview

Posted in Uncategorized on September 6, 2011 by erinlyndalmartin

Collections of Colonies of Bees recently released their latest offering, GIVING, on Hometapes. GIVING finds the band in top form, featuring the glorious guitar work of Chris Rosenau at the forefront. I talked with Rosenau about the new record here.

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