Venice Gas House Trolley is a spoken word, jam rock, electronic fusion band that “sounds like if Frank Zappa and Steely Dan had a love child and it grew up to be a jam-band.” VGHT is celebrating the end of the world on Friday, December 21st at The Frequency in Madison, WI. If you’ll be partying too, be sure to first check out our interview with the band recorded on 12/12/12.
Who: Venice Gas House Trolley; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach What: Josh, Adam (aka “Flowpoetry”) and Kevin of VGHT share some valuable insight on the role of poetry in society as well as the modern band scene Where: VGHT’s hangout, Madison, WI When: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach File:VeniceGasHouseTrolley_interview.wav (audio file)
Lion D is a rasta singer from Italy (yes, Italy) playing the international reggae scene. An intriguing combo, methinks. Learn more about the rising star in our one-on-one interview.
Who: Lion D; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach What: An intro to the music and story of Lion D Where: Murfie HQ, Madison, WI (via Skype) When: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach File:LionD_interview.wav (audio file)
Doom metal band Witch Mountain (how Halloween appropriate?!) is currently on the road with Castle. (Look!—Witch Mountain has a Wikipedia page.) The group’s drummer, Nathan Carson, was gracious enough to take time from his busy touring schedule and hop on the phone with the Murfie podcast team.
Who:Witch Mountain; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach What: Band member Nathan Carson talks about doom metal, the Portland scene and Witch Mountain’s not-so-secret reference to a Disney movie Where: Murfie HQ, Madison, WI When: Wednesday, October 10, 2012 How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach File:WitchMountain_interview.wav (audio file)
Colorphase is an up-and-coming rock group, fresh outta the underground college music scene, featuring an interesting mix of talent. A hippie, an old soul, a hard rocker and a seemingly quiet girl with a booming stage presence, all come together to make some seriously awesome noise.
The band thinks “Everyone can use a little color in their lives”—and true to form, check out the colorful interview with the four bandmates of Colorphase.
Who:Colorphase; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach What: The band is making quite a stir… and they’re just getting started! Where: Murfie HQ, Madison, WI When: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach; special thanks to Gao Vang and D.J. Buchanan File:Colorphase_interview.wav (audio file)