Keyboard wiz Kyle Hollingsworth of veteran jam band String Cheese Incident recently took time out of rehearsals for their three show New Years Eve Spectacle to talk to the Grateful Web. The conversation mentions his new brew partner in Stone Brewery, a bevy of new solo material, when String Cheese will be releasing their next record, and how he nearly became a Colorado Forest Ranger instead of the musician he is today.
This is Dylan Muhlberg of Grateful Web joined by Keith Moseley, bass player of Colorado’s born and bred String Cheese Incident. The band is coming off of a year of exciting gigs and festivals including a triumphant two nights at Red Rocks Amphitheatre and a return to fan favorite Hornings Hideout in North Plains, Oregon. Even more exciting is what’s to come for the band and its followers. Keith thanks for joining us this morning.
This is John Schumm with the Grateful Web, and joining me is Mr. Andy Hall, who plays dobro and sings with The Infamous Stringdusters, preparing for an upcoming tour called The Road to Boulder, starting in Columbus, Ohio, December 4th, and moving through the Midwest to Boulder for shows on December 7th and 8th.
GW: How’re you doing Andy?
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 creation process and that pesky (now historical) government shutdown. This is the first time I’ve interviewed an entire band together and it was certainly interesting!
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 put out two EPs since they formed in 2011. Their first EP, The Devil & The Deep released in 2012. The band’s latest, and second, EP released October 4, 2013.
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 here: http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSBRE98F07720130916
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 story behind "Make Martinis Not War."
GW: Were you also part of the performers throughout the festival with Father Time and the other almost steam punk characters’ crew?