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Interviews with Rock and Roll artists

Martin Barre – A Rock ‘n Roll Soul

Legendary Jethro Tull Guitarist Martin Barre

My Freshman year of high school sucked.  It was my only year at the snooty regional Catholic school. I didn’t fit in, and I was saddled with long bus rides every day.  But there was a silver lining, my stoner bus driver Walt, introduced us to Progressive Rock, and all of the magic that was Jethro Tull.  As a skinny tied, skinny runt, I fell in love with the guitar of Tull’s Martin Barre, and this week, I had a chance to pick the brain of a legend who continues to tour prolifically.

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Carbon Leaf’s Terry Clark Interview

A fun interview with Terry Clark of Carbon Leaf

I caught up with Carbon Leaf’s Terry Clark before the band’s recent show at a packed Social in downtown Orlando. As the band was preparing to embark on yet another Rock Boat excursion, we had a chance for a quick fun interview with the gregarious guitarist.

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First To Fall – JANANI

JANANI Releases “First To Fall”

JANANI’s new single, “First To Fall”, is out today, Friday 2/3. The song is a scorching rocker that provides a great glimpse into what this dynamic Orlando band is all about.  We chatted with the band about the song. Check out what they had to share and then give “First To Fall” a listen or twelve.

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Meet Orlando’s JANANI

Janani LogoThey’re a talented rock group from Orlando just bursting with potential and are on the cusp of releasing a fantastic new track “First To Fall.”  The song features scorching guitar riffs, thunderous drums and rock solid bass, but is highlighted by the powerful soulful vocals from Janani.  We’ll share the single right here on release day, Friday, February 3rd.  In the meantime, let’s meet the band.

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Sonitus Kleptocracy Interview and Album Stream

Sonitus Kleptocracy Interview

Sonitus kleptocracy InterviewNorth East London rockers Sonitus have just released their compelling new EP Kleptocracy. The seven song offering reveals the depth and diversity of the band. Their music is impossible to classify in a neat little bucket, but it’s good stuff and interesting as hell. Listen to the album stream below, but first learn how the band themselves classify their sound, and gain some more insight into the new release.

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A Conversation with Nick Valensi of The Strokes and CRX

Nick Valensi Interview

Nick Valensi InterviewSan Francisco’s B-Sides On Air was recently afforded the opportunity to sit down with the accomplished, charismatic, and high-energy guitarist for The Strokes, and front man of his new project CRX, Nick Valensi.

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Anyone’s Guess So Long Video Premiere

Anyone’s Guess So Long Video Premiere and Interview

anyone's guess so longToday is release day for “So Long” the brand new video from Orlando alt-rockers Anyone’s Guess.  To celebrate this momentous occasion, we chatted with singer/bassist Sanja Jovanovic.  Check out her thoughts, and then take a peek at the “So Long” premiere below.

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The Last Royal – Catching Up with Eric James

Last Royals Eric James Interview

The Last Royals Eric James Interview Miles AwayThe Last Royals burst onto the Alt-Rock scene five years ago with their sweetly addictive hit “Crystal Vases.”  Since then, they delivered an extremely likeable album packed with addictive, fun pop rock, but if you’re like most alt-rock fans, you probably never even knew.  Now, the creator of The Last Royals, Eric James has delivered something very different on the intoxicating new album Never Be Alone.  It’s another excellent album, but the sound has changed a bit since you last hear his voice.

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