Interviews

Posted on Sunday, May 24th, 2009 - 1:23 am
In the burgeoning jamband era of the 1990s, one band from Minnesota set out to take the world by storm.  This of course is the Big Wu, one of the more unsung heroes of the jam scene who have arguably displayed some of the best songwriting to come out of rock in the last 15 years. However, like...
Posted on Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 - 8:51 pm
The Grateful Web's Nancy Levine recently had an opportunity to speak to Billy Kreutzmann, drummer for the Grateful Dead about playing again as 'The Dead,' his love for ocean and sea mammal protection, and what profession Billy would like to attempt were he not playing music... GW: How has the tour...
Posted on Saturday, May 16th, 2009 - 6:15 am
It’s a curious sight; the art on the cover is by Stanley Mouse.  The liner notes include songs written by David Nelson and Robert Hunter.  The first song clocks in at nearly eight minutes.  When I opened the envelope that contained “Where I Come From” I admit I was a bit puzzled....
Posted on Friday, February 13th, 2009 - 12:05 am
The electro fusion jammers and livetronica pioneers known as The Disco Biscuits are currently in the midst of their most extensive and exciting tour to date.  We're talking sold-out shows, guest appearances, multi-night headlining extravaganzas, the works.  On Friday and Saturday nights,...
Posted on Saturday, February 7th, 2009 - 12:35 am
Born out of California's Lake Tahoe area, the men of Blue Turtle Seduction know a little something about what it takes to get their music out there and spread the word.  The band credits hundreds of live performances per year as the reason why they have been able to take their unique...
Posted on Saturday, January 31st, 2009 - 10:43 pm
When the Minneapolis-based White Iron Band released their latest CD, Devil's Sweet Revenge, the band offered up something quite unique and very unexpected for these frozen Southern rockers. The hard-driving rock sound is still ever present in the 13 tracks, but there is a richness of content that I...
Posted on Thursday, December 11th, 2008 - 11:03 am
On November 13th, I was all set to see the Toubab Krewe play the B.Side Lounge in Boulder.  I headed downtown early, hoping to catch the band after sound check.  I'd been corresponding back and forth with their tour manager for a few weeks, and after agreeing to review the band's new...
Posted on Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 - 11:05 am
It has been my pleasure to watch Minneapolis band Enchanted Ape develop from a gathering of players who got together to have a good time and occasionally write a clever tune to a road-honed band that is producing intelligent songs with tight instrumentation. It is no wonder that they have been...
Posted on Monday, November 3rd, 2008 - 12:14 pm
Last weekend, the electrofunk duo BoomBox stopped by the Fox Theatre in Boulder, CO to dish out their unique brand of dance worthy club rock to a packed house of Saturday night revelers.  Before the show, Grateful Web's Sam Holloway had an opportunity to go backstage and catch up with Zion and...
Posted on Thursday, September 25th, 2008 - 10:14 pm
Grateful Web's Sam Holloway had a chance to catch up with Boots Factor, drummer/mandolin/banjo for Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers who answered a few questions during their recent stop at the Fox Theater in Boulder, Colorado. Grateful Web:  You...