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Interviews

Thomas Dolby

Oct 28, 2013

Doomed lighthouses, flying saucers above British coastal villages, and a grandmother who prepared to poison the Nazis... Thomas Dolby discusses the many eye-opening aspects of his film, The Invisible Lighthouse — now the anchor of a unique concert/visuals tour of the U.S. — with Steve Stav.

Gary Weis

Dec 21, 2012

Steve Stav interviews director Gary Weis about one of Saturday Night Live's most poignant moments, and discusses John Belushi, Brian Wilson, George Harrison, and The Rutles along the way.

Prince Rama

Apr 3, 2012

Far from being overly-serious and wonkish, Matthew Moyer finds Taraka and Nimai Larson (Prince Rama) to be funny, sarcastic, and in possession of minds that race from one idea to the next.

Roger Hodgson

Mar 7, 2012

Roger Hodgson may not be a household name, but you're certainly familiar with his voice and his work. As the former Supertramp member makes his way across America, Bryan Tilford finds out where his distinctive voice has been hiding and what he plans to do with it.

An Interview with Drummer Paul Cook of Sex Pistols and Manraze

Nov 29, 2011

Gail Worley talks with drummer Paul Cook of Sex Pistols and Manraze.

Meat Puppets

Sep 28, 2011

Charles D.J. Deppner talks with Curt Kirkwood about holding the strings of the Meat Puppets together with love, passion, fate, and sheer luck.

The Psychedelic Furs

Jun 10, 2011

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of their landmark album, Talk Talk Talk, The Psychedelic Furs are taking it on the road this spring. The iconic band's co-founder, Tim Butler, chats about the album's durability, brotherhood, and having Rick Springfield as a fan in an interview with Steve Stav.

Procedure Club

Feb 2, 2011

Procedure Club's Andrea and Adam Malec released Doomed Forever in late 2010, and then Slumberland Records came a calling. Now they're getting the attention they deserve, including some from Matthew Moyer, who chatted with sound mastermind Adam Malec about Death In June, the proper way to play a drum machine, and the importance of not getting it right when recording.

Charlie Daniels Band

Jan 14, 2011

Elianne Halbersberg has a good ol' talk with with Charlie Daniels, professional musician and genuine nice person.

Terry Carleton

Dec 16, 2010

How do you attract a comedian's attention? For singer/songwriter Terry Carleton, you write a song about him. In this case, the celebrity is Pee-wee Herman, who Carleton has been trying to court with the Fab Five-fueled single, "Good Morning, Mr. Breakfast." Will Herman ever hear the track, or will The Playhouse Gang give it a thumbs down? Carleton speaks to Robert Sutton about his own "Big Adventure."

Baroness

Nov 30, 2010

Elianne Halbersberg nabs Baroness bassist Summer Welch to talk band, record labels, and music in a social media world.

Mice Parade

Sep 30, 2010

Adam Pierce, head mouseketeer in the rhythm-heavy, fuzz-laden collective known as Mice Parade, chats with Ink 19 about his process -- and lack thereof.

James Kochalka

Sep 27, 2010

Matthew Moyer is enraptured with James Kochalka's wonderfully simple and joyous mix of early Peanuts and Gahan Wilson, earnest smiles, wide eyes, and rubbery bodies. You should be, too.

Taddy Porter

Sep 24, 2010

Elianne Halbersberg has an insightful conversation with Taddy Porter's quite punctual Kevin Jones.

Charlie Benante

Sep 22, 2010

From their new record to their ever-changing front men to personal musical influences, Anthrax drummer Charlie Benante had a lot to say leading up to his band's 2010 tour with thrash metal heavyweights Megadeth and Slayer.

Pumice

Aug 26, 2010

Pumice's Stefan Neville talks with Aaron Shaul about his unique fusion of catchy pop and guttural noise, the pains of self-releasing music, and his exponentially growing discography.

Frontier Ruckus

Aug 19, 2010

Impressionistic Michigan documentarians Frontier Ruckus make time in their infinite tour schedule to help Aaron Shaul better understand the opaque beauty of their newest album Deadmalls & Nightfalls.

Darryl Worley

Aug 5, 2010

Country music star Darryl Worley tries not to tarnish his bad reputation in an interview with Ink 19. Turns out there are some things about the singer/songwriter that might surprise you.

Tom Casino

Jul 1, 2010

After spending decades as a session musician, Bay Area blues artist Tom Casino carves his own identity in the aging genre by adding drunken wit and Ramones pop-punk to the mix.