Q&A with Laura Stevenson

Photo by Kenneth Bachor “This next song is about death!” At a Laura Stevenson show, this is not an uncommon thing to hear. Her onstage persona is darkly witty, a little self-deprecating, and above all, entirely sincere. Since the release of her 2010 debut A Record, Laura has built a discography of similarly-minded songs featuring swift guitar playing and painfully […]

Q&A with Kevin Devine

An Interview with Kevin Devine…. They say, “Don’t meet your heroes.” Well, clearly they have never spent any time with Kevin Devine. The musician, singer and songwriter Kevin Devine was gracious enough to sit down with me for an interview after he played WRBB’s Spring Bliss on April 4, despite his difficulties with snow and […]

INTERVIEW // Kiley Lotz (Petal)

Photo by Amanda Hatfield “Your voice is beautiful, but that third song, I wouldn’t play that again!” Kiley Lotz laughs as she recalls the blunt feedback she received from European showgoers while supporting Beach Slang on their UK/EU tour earlier this year. She adds that she loved their honesty, finding it more refreshing than shocking. […]

Q&A with Gracie and Rachel – Jan. 23rd

On January 23, our Program Director, Kenny DuMez, got the chance to sit down for a quick chat with Gracie and Rachel after opening for songwriter Julien Baker at Breklee’s Red Room in Boston. Gracie and Rachel have cemented themselves into a unique area within pop music by combining orchestral elements with traditional pop songwriting. Originally […]

Snowmine Interview + Show Review @ Great Scott 9/16

The term ‘independent’ or ‘indie’ is a word thrown around these days in a musical context that can have many implications. It is frequently employed as an adjective (much to my chagrin) to blanket a genre of perhaps less-produced and non-traditional sounding artists, a categorization of artist that is either unsigned or signed to a […]

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