Interviews

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Grateful Web Interview with The Motet

Submitted by Evan Marks on Sun, 01/27/2013 - 4:36 am

Grateful Web’s Evan Marks recently had a chance to catch up with some of the guys from Denver-based, The Motet. The Motet were playing a couple of shows to help celebrate Cervantes’ 10th Anniversary. The guys talked about their origins, influences, Jam Cruise and some of their favorite Motet shows thus far.

Grateful Web Interview with Little Rock's Flameing Daeth Fearies

Submitted by Michelle Miesse on Fri, 12/28/2012 - 8:38 am

If you're in Fayetteville, AR on January 6, you can start your 2013 music season with a free show that will blow your pants off – and probably any other clothing you're wearing that night.When Little Rock's Flameing Daeth Fearies put on a show, they go all out (and all in).

NYM | Warm Blooded Lizard | Album Review w/ Interview

Submitted by Kevin Adams on Wed, 12/26/2012 - 8:17 am

As in all great Western movies, the hero is dark and nebulous. He rides through town morally ambiguous. On his heels, a shadowy past in pursuit like squalid curs nipping at his boot straps. He goes by NYM. Rumor has it he “captured an orphaned farmhand’s ragged cry for justice in a chipped whiskey bottle and drank it.”  Currently residing in San Francisco, NYM is a self-produced, experimental instrumentalist who is both imaginative and talented. NYM explains his album "Warm Blooded Lizard" (Feb.

Grateful Web Interview w/ PGroove's Matt McDonald & Adam Perry

Submitted by underwoodschumm on Thu, 12/20/2012 - 10:25 am

Grateful Web recently had the opportunity to speak with keyboardist Matt McDonald, and bassist Adam Perry, of Athens, Georgia based Perpetual Groove. The guys talked about their style of songwriting, Matt's time away from the band, their love for Colorado, and why PGroove's music can best be described as 'Trance Arena Rock.'

Grateful Web Interview with Yoko Ono

Submitted by Jason Chiu on Sat, 12/08/2012 - 1:44 pm

Grateful Web recently had the opportunity to speak to Yoko Ono, legendary philanthropist, artist, author, peace activist and wife to Rock-n-roll icon John Lennon.  Yoko told us a little about her new release, OnoMIX, the ongoing appeal of electronic music, and just ‘making good music.’GW: ONOMIX collects a great amount of remixes over your career, but there are some notable missing pieces, such as the Pet Shop Boys remix of “Walking on Thin Ice.” What was the thought process in selecting these spec

Digging Deeper: Rusted Root's Devotion to the Light with the Music of The Movement

Submitted by Angela Gattuso on Mon, 11/26/2012 - 12:23 pm

Perhaps at the most simple level musicians view it as their job to deliver the music their fans love them for and to put on a good, entertaining live performance. Beyond that however, making and performing music is about much more. For world jam rockers Rusted Root, this means a new devotion to consciousness, focus, and discovering the vibe and light of being for both themselves and their community of fans.

Grateful Web Interview with John McLaughlin

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Wed, 11/14/2012 - 3:12 pm

Grateful Web recently had the opportunity to speak to legendary bandleader, composer and jazz guitarist, John McLaughlin.  John discussed his ongoing and diverse collaborations through the years, his newest album, Now Here This, and some of the guitarists who continue to push the envelope.

Grateful Web Interview w/ The Werks Keyboardist, Norman Dimitrouleas

Submitted by Ryan Neeley on Fri, 09/28/2012 - 10:46 am

With their recent explosion on the jamband music scene, a cross-country tour and musicians lining up to play with them, The Werks keyboardist Norman Dimitrouleas could easily go the route of other rock stars and become inaccessible and cocky.  But spend five minutes with him and you’ll feel like his best friend.  I recently had the opportunity to sit down with the keyboardist with an infectious smile nd humble demeanor following the second night of their music festival the

The Congress | Washington, DC | Review + Interview | 9/20/12

Submitted by Paul Carlino on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 9:15 am

The Congress are living the last American adventure.  They've been on the road in support of their debut record, Whatever You Want, for months.  They've been hauling a trailer full of equipment from city to town, looking for a place to spend the night, just trying to make a living.  "Every night we're in a new city.  We don't know anything about the venue.  We don't know anybody."  Says guitarist Scott Lane.  "Or we know everybody.  It's crazy."