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Interview with Giovanni Giusti of The Limousines at Outside Lands

My very first interview at Outside Lands Music Festival was with the super cutie Giovanni Giusti, one half of the duo for indie electro-pop dance band The Limousines. Before I get into the questions, please allow me to set up the environment for you. If you read our festival coverage you get an idea of […]

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A Video Interview with The Drowning Men from San Diego

Photo by Ryan Mulvey We’ve been following the Ocean Side indie rockers, the Drowning Men for quite some time now and I can honestly say, they are one of the best indie acts to come out of San Diego. Not only do these guys boast some powerful tunes that will get your body moving to […]

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An Interview with ARKHUM

You’ve got to start somewhere. Some bands will record four or five albums, go on hundreds of tour dates, and still wind up being doomed to obscurity. This doesn’t seem likely to happen to death metal-heads ARKHUM, who started out in 2006 and after relentlessly tuning their sound, began to record their first full-length. Anno […]

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Video Interview: Those Darlins

Photo by Ben Irwin For those of you who missed the rad performance Those Darlins put on at the Satellite last April, here’s your chance to see what this hot band is all about. From creepy fans, wild dreams, their love for food and many more interesting facts, Those Darlins share with us some funny details […]

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An Interview with Toro Y Moi (aka Chaz Bundick)

Chaz Bundick is still getting used to the whole success thing under his Toro Y Moi moniker. The Columbia, South Carolina native released his first LP, Causers of This, a year ago and has already followed up with his sophomore effort Underneath the Pine. Already receiving amazing reviews, the 24-year-old singer/songwriter wasn’t trying to gain […]

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Interview: SXSW 2011 with Guadalupe Plata from Spain

Photo: Pedro J. Marin at Lagarto Rock ’09 I gotta admit, out of all the many bands playing SXSW, Guadalupe Plata is at the top of my list for MUST-SEE bands. I had written about the grimy blues duo back in January and was totally pyched and enthralled by their hard hittin’ blue rock. These […]

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Interview: SXSW 2011 with Those Darlins from Tennessee

Now these three Darlins from Tennessee have got to be the baddest and raddest gals making their way to Austin this year for some serious SXSW carnage. Aside from being total cuties, these wild ladies (and gent) will charm you with their raw country-garage rock. With honest and comical lyrics about eating a whole chicken […]

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Interview: SXSW 2011 with J. Irvin Dally from Los Angeles

Young Angelino, by way of numerous other geographical locations, J. Irvin Dally is one of Los Angeles’ best kept secrets. With his lovely and genuine voice, Dally’s music shines with well traveled melodies that toy with various elements of folk, psyche and even a little bit of pop love hear-and-there. His music can lull you […]

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Interview: SXSW 2011 with The Soft Moon from San Francisco

The Soft Moon at the Echoplex – Photo by Ivette Orenos for Grimy Goods Their dark, their mysterious and their one of those bands that just radiates “coolness.” If you’re headed to SXSW, be sure to add The Soft Moon to your showcase schedule. The brainchild of Luis Vasquez, The Soft Moon have that 80s […]

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Interview: SXSW 2011 with Esben and the Witch from Brighton, England

Esben and the Witch @ El Rey Theatre – Photo by Wei Shi for Grimy Goods Back in October of 2010 we had caught an extraordinary performance by the British three-piece, Esben and the Witch. The band had opened up for fellow Brits, Foals, at the El Rey Theatre. Their dark and haunting sounds really […]

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