Interviews

Posted on Saturday, July 19th, 2008 - 11:09 am
This summer, The Waybacks are making a very special effort to bring their eclectic music to this year's 10,000 Lakes Festival in Detroit Lakes, MN next week. "We had the whole trip planned," James Nash, guitarist and lead singer for the band, explained, "and we got the 10KLF offer. We really wanted...
Posted on Tuesday, July 15th, 2008 - 3:26 pm
Next week, Mickey Hart will make an historic appearance at the 10,000 Lakes Festival. This will be the first year that two founding members of the Grateful Dead will be on the same bill, though they will play on different days. This year, Hart will be bringing a new incarnation of his Mickey Hart...
Posted on Saturday, July 12th, 2008 - 11:21 am
The drum-driven world pop band New Primitives will again open this year's 10,000 Lakes Festival. This six-piece band from Minneapolis will play at 6:30 on the Field Stage. Though Gold Standard will start pumping out their horn-driven rock at the Barn Stage at 6 pm while Comosapiens warms up the...
Posted on Wednesday, July 9th, 2008 - 8:20 pm
There's nobody who can speak about the land as a Southerner can. Though I'm not from the swamps or pine forests of Florida, but the isolated hollers of the foothills of the Smokey Mountains, I know exactly what JJ Grey means when he says, "After being away on the road for weeks at a time,...
Posted on Friday, June 27th, 2008 - 11:37 pm
It's a curiosity that Railroad Earth named their latest album, Amen Corner.  A lot of people relate that name to holes 11-13 in a full round of golf. It was first used in that context in 1958 by Herbert Warren Wind, a writer for Sports Illustrated, who was trying to give some color to...
Posted on Tuesday, June 10th, 2008 - 1:04 pm
Though Peter Ostroushko's generosity is well known among other musicians as he quietly sits in the background, adding instrumental support for many solo artists, he is in his own stead an incredibly versatile and sensitive player and composer. He has amassed a legacy of his own original...
Posted on Tuesday, May 20th, 2008 - 7:55 pm
The Grateful Web's Sam Holloway had a chance to talk to Born in the Flood's bassist, Joseph Pope III, discussing the inaugural Mile Hi Music Festival, their new album, and what's next. GW. How did you come to be involved with the Mile High Music fest?  What was your reaction when you...
Posted on Wednesday, May 7th, 2008 - 10:18 pm
One wonders how the members of an elite band can go from playing sold out amphitheaters to nearly empty bars.  Almost one year into the hiatus the artists who comprise the well-known Colorado jam-band The String Cheese Incident have all busied themselves with numerous side...
Posted on Saturday, May 3rd, 2008 - 1:06 pm
Alex Grey is an artist specializing in spiritual and psychedelic art (or visionary art) that is sometimes associated with the New Age movement. Alex Grey is a Vajrayana practitioner. His oeuvre spans a variety of forms including performance art, process art, installation art, sculpture, and...
Posted on Monday, April 28th, 2008 - 1:21 pm
Every aspiring musician dreams of the day where everything finally falls perfectly into place. For Canadian electronica wizards The New Deal, it all happened by accident when the band was born during an impromptu performance.  The tape recording of that first show is actually there first album...