Interviews

Posted on Thursday, October 31st, 2013 - 12:38 pm
On the fateful day after extended taxes were due, October 16, 2013, I sat down with [and interviewed) Fayetteville, Arkansas-based band Don’t Stop Please. During the interview there were many jokes, lots of sarcasm and some discussion about music, including insight on their newest album, the...
Posted on Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 - 12:15 pm
As the precipitation begins to fall and the temperatures steadily drop here in the Rockies, the boys from Vermont rock band Twiddle have just completed another scorching Colorado run. The run began with an "altitude affected" first night at The Belly Up in Aspen, with guitarist Mihali Savoulidis...
Posted on Monday, October 14th, 2013 - 3:55 pm
The Ballroom Thieves. Maybe you haven’t heard of this band – I hadn’t until I received the album. But that’s okay…this band is going to be around for a while so you’ll get your chance. If you go to your local record store, chances are you might find an album, but it’s unlikely. The band has only...
Posted on Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 - 4:02 pm
Grateful Dead songwriter Robert Hunter talks about creating songs and performing, remembers Garcia, Dylan, Joplin, and reflects on being a test subject for CIA experiments with psychedelic drugs. This is a full transcript of the interview for Reuters, held Aug. 22, 2013. A link to Reuters story is...
Posted on Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 - 5:15 am
GW: This is Dylan Muhlberg of Grateful Web here with Tim O'Brien who is widely acknowledged as a master songwriter and virtuoso multi-instrumentalist. His groundbreaking style fuses various elements of Country, Blues, Bluegrass, and Folk, while remaining progressive in character. Mr. O’Brien co-...
Posted on Saturday, July 20th, 2013 - 5:08 am
Grateful Web had an oppturnity to speak with San Francisco based theatrical music ensemble, Rosin Coven at this year's Electric Forest Festival.  Founding member Carrie Katz and her husband Justin Katz spoke about their extremely busy EFF (9 sets in 4 days), Edwardian Ball Roadshow, and their...
Posted on Saturday, July 20th, 2013 - 4:28 am
Kyle Hollingsworth: For me, recently I made a juniper IPA.  I had a basic sense of what I was going to do but I was able to improvise on top of that and jump into that creativity.  Being in that moment and trying to take a leap of faith.  Like if you’re in a jam on stage with String...
Posted on Thursday, July 18th, 2013 - 5:32 am
We were so excited with Sarah Jarosz’s performance at this year’s Forecastle Music Festival that we had to catch-up with her after the weekend. Sarah Jarosz is currently touring in support of her new album Build Me up from Bones. Although she is only twenty-one years old and a recent college...
Posted on Wednesday, July 10th, 2013 - 2:13 pm
With Forecastle only a few days away The Wild Feathers are in the middle of a massive tour that dates back to early January. The Wild Feathers have been receiving rave reviews for their live performances and debut album which incorporates five vocalists into a folk-blues-rock sound. They will be...
Posted on Friday, July 5th, 2013 - 7:50 am
The Grateful Web’s John Schumm recently spoke with Galactic guitarist Jeff Raines about the bands’ tour this summer, including a special triple bill with Greensky Bluegrass and Railroad Earth at the beautiful Red Rocks Amphitheatre. While on the phone, he answered questions about his favorite local...