Interviews

SWIRL roars back with a new album : an interview with Duane “DT” Jones

(Los Angeles) Hard rock often gets a bad rap.  The distorted guitars, pounding drums, campy visuals, screamed lyrics can all distract  people from the reason hard rock is so popular: it has important things to say. Great hard rock bands know how to marshal words, notes, rhythms, technology, and vocals to deliver a message.  SWIRL is such a band. Their message is clear – choose your path, stand up ...[Read More]

From Scooby-doo to CSI-Miami and Cuban beats: An interview with producerJared Faber

(Los Angeles) I am so happy Jared Faber decided to move to LA from his native New York in 1999 when a TV composing opportunity presented itself.  Faber had been writing music for Nickelodeon in New York, but LA called in the form of an opportunity to compose for the Emmy-nominated Nick series, As told by Ginger. He answered that call and moved to LaLa Land, kicking off a career that has garnered G...[Read More]

Chinatown Dance Rock and SCOTUS. A conversation with The Slants’ Simon Tam

(Los Angeles) If you Google “all-Asian rock band”,  the first name that comes up is The Slants, which is appropriate, because they are the “the first and only all-Asian American dance rock band in the world”.  Their fast-tempo synth beats and melodic vocals have moved crowds in venues and cons through 22 tours and seven albums, EPs, and mix tapes.  But there is another reason The Slants top the Go...[Read More]

We interview ReverbNation competition winners Miami Distrikts

For those that haven’t heard of you before could you tell us a bit about yourselves about your story? Jonny – We have both been involved in the music industry for a long time. I was based in Leeds and Manchester, working mainly as a resident and guest DJ at various dance clubs: Sankeys, Tangled, The Warehouse, NATO, Pleasure Rooms, Back 2 Basics. Later I got into producing and live mus...[Read More]

We interview Reverbnation Competition Winner Geoff Green

For those people that haven’t heard of you could you tell us a bit about yourself your story? The truth is its been a bit of a whirlwind, In the last 18 months. I have gone from one love to another, Sport being something which I was primarily focused on, Swimming, Triathlon, Athletics and windsurfing and surfing. All of which being something of a passion of mine to focussing on to another pa...[Read More]

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