Category: Interviews

  • Interview: Ida Mae

    A year ago, Chris Turpin and Stephanie Jean, otherwise known as London roots-rock duo Ida Mae, pulled up stakes and relocated to Nashville. Was that scary? “Yes!” Turpin says with a laugh. “It was less scary since it was the two of us together. It wasn’t until we landed that we realized how far away […]

  • Interview: New Reveille

    It’s been said that diversity is the art of thinking independently together. Rarely do life’s paths form in straight lines—and in the case of North Carolina-based Americana outfit New Reveille, those paths were varied and multi-directional. “We call it reverse engineering because we made the record, then we took a picture, and then we made […]

  • Interview: Melodime

    They say variety is the spice of life, and Northern Virginia-based rockicana outfit Melodime is testing that theory—in more ways than one. “We just got back from our third annual summer music camp this past August in Haiti, it was awesome,” explains vocalist Brad Rhodes of the band’s non-profit Now I Play Along Too, which […]

  • Interview: Sons of Bill

    “My dad was a musician and a songwriter. He was also a professor. He was a shy, introverted man who was blessed, and cursed, with six kids. He didn’t get all that necessary alone time that I knew he needed. He would get up at 3:00 or 4:00 in the morning while everybody still sleeping […]

  • Interview: Charlie Overbey

    Charlie Overbey has done a lot of living; from making music about his many experiences to repurposing vintage beaver pelts to create his own brand of designer hats, he knows a thing or two about second chances. “Oh, man, I’ve lived 150 lifetimes,” he says with a laugh. “I’ve been to prison. I’ve lived in […]