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  • Category: Features

    Checking In With Tweed From The Great North Festival [An Interview]

    Tweed’s Electric Donuts Tour landed in Great North: Music & Arts Festival, held from September 9 -11 in Minot, Maine this past weekend. The electrifying Philadelphia based jamtronica band has been showing the whole country the sort of transformative funk they bring to turn any venue into a psychedelic paradise. Playing alongside bands like The […]

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    New Dweezil Zappa Interview Fuels Speculation That Phish Will Cover Zappa On Halloween

    For the record, this is clearly just a rumor. However, when the son of Frank Zappa puts the words Phish and “whole night of my Father’s music” next to each other, well, let’s just say our interests are piqued. In a new interview with the Missoulian ahead of Dweezil Zappa’s upcoming performance at The Wilma, Dweezil Zappa was asked about […]

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    Inside Rising Appalachia’s Socially Conscious Approach To Live Music

    Sisters Chloe Smith and Leah Song, along with percussionist Biko Casini and bassist/guitarist David Brown, have created a grassroots musical revolution with their band Rising Appalachia. The band’s folk-driven melodies are backed by a dedication to affecting positive change, using their nationwide touring to work with local communities across the country. It was Leah who coined the term “Slow Music Movement,” […]

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    Greener Grounds Discuss ‘Momentous’ New Album, Writing Songs & More

    There were millions dust particles dancing in the smoky air, kicked up by barefooted people without a care in the world. Lights flashed across smiles stretched tight and the music penetrated every cell. A pulse of jamtronica integrated into the hearts of the wanderers who found themselves there. The crowd was only about half of […]

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    Moon Zappa Predicts What Frank Zappa Would Have Thought Of Donald Trump & Social Media

    Though Frank Zappa has been gone for over 20 years, it’s no surprise that fans continue to find meaning in his work. The songwriter was ahead of his time, fusing political satire with an incredible level of musicianship. Thus, when an interviewer has the opportunity to chat with someone named Zappa – specifically his daughter […]

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    Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Talk New Music, Life On The Road And More

    Wisconsin acoustic ragers Horseshoes & Handgrenades has seen their stock rise in the music community over the past year or so, behind a workhorse load of touring and bringing the people what they want: hard-picking bluegrass and old-time music. They’ve toured with heavyweights like Yonder Mountain String Band and Greensky Bluegrass and been able to impress people […]

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    Neil Young Is Basically Doing Whatever He Wants At This Point

    Folk rocker Neil Young is now 70 years old, and some 50-years into a music career that started with Buffalo Springfield in 1966. With a new live album out called Earth that blends show recordings with animal noises and Earth tones (read the review here), it seems that Young has reached the point where he […]

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    Rare Bob Dylan Interview From 1962 Comes To Life In New Animation

    The beloved PBS series Blank on Blank does incredible work reviving old interviews, bringing them to life with fresh animation that captures the spirit of these classic conversations. We recently shared a video in the series spotlighting Frank Zappa and his disdain for “fads,”, but today it’s the freewheelin’ Bob Dylan who gets the animation […]

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    Mike Gordon Talks Prince, New Phish Album, Dead & Company And More

    With Phish’s summer tour just two days away, bassist Mike Gordon sat down with the local Star-Tribune to touch on a number of subjects. Gordon spoke about the present, explaining that he spends his time being a father, a solo artist, and, of course, a member of Phish. Obviously, with Phish opening their tour in Minnesota, the question of a Prince tribute had to […]

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    Rebelution Talks Jamaican Inspiration, Humility, and How to Cure the Munchies

    We sat down with reggae roots band Rebelution before their show at the Gramercy Theatre in New York City earlier this week, June 7th, to discuss their newest album Falling Into Place and supporting summer tour. Known for their positivity-soaked lyrics and beautiful bass-lead melodies, this Santa Barbara-based group consists of Eric Rachmany (guitar, vocals), […]

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