Posts in Interviews
Brandi Carlile on the nature and magic of her latest release, Bear Creek

In a time when many artists are playing it safe and sticking to the kind of music they know, Brandi Carlile decided to depart from the expected and take an entirely new approach to the music on her latest record, Bear Creek.  "We went into this studio with the mindset of shunning any tangible sense of continuity," Brandi explained, "it was something we’d been conscious of in the past and we wanted to see if continuity would happen without trying to make it happen."

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Finding Wisdom in Words: Serena Ryder is Meant To Be Heard

After a whole lot of hoping and a whole lot of rocking out to her album, I finally had the opportunity to have a conversation with Canadian singer-songwriter Serena Ryder. An avid disbeliever in solid truths, Serena is a very philosophical and honest artist who acknowledges and accepts change and difference along every step of her journey. My favorite thing about her is that she's not afraid to sing it like it is. If you've listened to her latest album, Is It o.k, then you know exactly what I mean.

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Jason Reeves for the Waiting

It's the craziest thing, falling in love... It's like you're in a little bubble and no one in the world exists except you and your love. For the last couple of weeks I've been in a little love bubble with my Jason Reeves records. Everytime I spin his CD I feel like all of my troubles melt away and I think I finally figured out why.

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Music Meets Earth: Missy Higgins Combines Her Talent for Music with Her Love for the Environment

The shows were spectacular and Missy's voice sounded even more beautiful in person than it does on her albums. One thing that her studio recorded music cannot capture is the witty remarks and stories that make Missy Higgins' shows such unique and fun experiences. On the checklist of traits that make a quality artist, Missy scores amongst the highest. Over the last few years she has been touring pretty much non-stop, earning larger and larger crowds everytime she tours the US.

And the best part: She's leaving the world a better place in her tracks.

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