Interviews Archive

Brandon Schott: The Interview

Brandon Schott is one of those people you root for in Hollywood: Happily married with several kids, working in the music industry but trying to make it in the music despite the roadblocks indie artists face, and recovering from a stage 3 cancer diagnosis, he’s upbeat, friendly and makes beautiful melodic music that sounds as …

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Identical Suns: The Interview

Last week, I reviewed the debut album by Identical Suns. But I found their songwriting and recording process so fascinating that I had some follow-up questions. Below is an interview I had with Rene Rodriguez and Todd Stanton, the core members of the power-pop group. 1. How did the recording process work? Todd: For the …

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The Return of the Explorers Club

Winter’s waning, but Jason Brewer of the Explorers Club has a bad cold. His voice is shot, and on the second leg of this two-show tour of the Southeast, he’ll need an interpreter. The interpreter is Wyatt Funderburk, one of the newest members of a revamped Explorers Club that has changed with each album. The …

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