Andy Davis is a singer and songwriter who has been sharing his tunes and talent with the world for over 10 years now. Though he could be considered a veteran, he’s still pursuing new ways to create music that engages a listener to the tale being told. He was in Austin about to play a … Continue reading The desire to tell a story: An interview with Andy Davis for Providence House
Growl is an Austin band whose recently released album ‘Won’t You’ is getting a lot of play on my earphones and car speakers. I was therefore very pleased to interview them while sitting at a table under the trees, sharing a pitcher of beer at The ABGB. They were great to talk to, and so … Continue reading Roommates, bandmates, live tapes: An interview with Austin band Growl.
When I was writing my article for Ovrld, the hypothetical ‘Austin Emo-Revival’, Later Days was a band regularly name dropped by other artists and promoters that I interviewed; and spoken well of as an upcoming band to keep an eye on. I didn’t get around to interviewing Later Days personally, so I made it up … Continue reading Purpose in the Sound: Interview with Austin band Later Days
Last week I had the privilege of talking in person with ‘indie-folk’ singer & songwriter Dwight Smith. He was playing that night at the cool venue Stay Gold on East Caesar Chavez, and we chatted in Stay Gold’s outdoor courtyard. I got to see him play afterwards and he’s one quality artist, with an album under his belt and one more arriving soon (hopefully).
While I was researching artists I wanted to listen and talk to, Alex Rose came up on D0512’s ‘Local Bands You Should Be Listening To’ page. I instantly enjoyed her absorbing music that she shares on her Bandcamp, and asked her if she wanted to chat with me about it. She graciously said yes and here's our cool conversation
Ok, so, that title might make it sound like I'm peeved off at the world and I need to bring it down for the people of New Zealand. I thought that since us from NZ are regularly told by the world we're a relaxed bunch there are a few things that can bring us discomfort. … Continue reading Things that bother Kiwis both home and abroad
Thieves are an Austin band which, like many rock bands, value uncompromised musical emotion high above what they see to be fabricated authenticity. It’s no wonder then that the influence of bands such as Taking Back Sunday and Brand New can be heard on their recently released debut album titled ‘No Motive’. I asked singer … Continue reading Thieves with a motive: Interview with Billy Canino from Austin band ‘Thieves’