Singer-songwriter Nicole Atkins and her amazing voice join Rockin’ the Suburbs for a backstage interview at the Black Cat in Washington, D.C. Nicole discusses the turmoil in her life that led to the songs on her latest album, “Goodnight Rhonda Lee.” Plus, she talks about working with Tommy Stinson and the benefits of knowing one very famous New Jerseyan.
The conclusion of our interview with rocker JC McPherson. He talks about exploring new musical styles on his latest album, “Undivided Heart & Soul,” including his discovery of the fuzz box.
Roots rocker JD McPherson has just released his most ambitious album, “Undivided Heart & Soul,” with touches of garage rock, soul and new wave. We talked with JD backstage before a show at the Black Cat in Washington, D.C. He discusses his passion for early rock ‘n’ roll — and 90-minute drives to the closest record store while growing up in rural Oklahoma.
We conclude our conversation with Matthew Sweet by asking him some questions submitted by Rockin’ the Suburbs listeners. A lot of you were curious about his collaborations with Susanna Hoffs.
We pick up the conversation with Matthew Sweet. He talks about recording via file sharing and the mysteries of time, space and songwriting.
Our interview with Chuck Prophet continues, as the roots rocker talks about meeting Chuck Berry and being inspired by another musical pioneer on daytime TV.
We interview Chuck Prophet, a true hero of rock ‘n’ roll. He talks about Bobby Fuller, the inspiration for his new album, “Bobby Fuller Died for Your Sins.”
We conclude our conversation with Dave Bielanko from Marah. He talks about the band’s famous fans (Stephen King! Bruce Springsteen!) and about what it would be like to break big.
Our interview with Dave Bielanko of Marah continues. He talks about the art of songwriting (it’s brilliant!) and the band’s ambitious album “Mountain Minstrelsy of Pennsylvania.”
We interview Dave Bielanko of Marah, a rock band with a passionate fan base that never could quite catch the breaks for widespread success. If you don’t know them, here’s your chance to join the true believers.