Interview with Everest [Podcast]

You can’t go wrong with rock music. (That’s what they say, right?)

Here’s an interview with a true rocker, Russell Pollard, who has been a member of bands like Sebadoh and Folk Implosion. Right now Russell is front man of the band Everest, and after being on the road with Neil Young, Wilco, and My Morning Jacket, he can sense the good fortune that surrounds the band as they continue doing what they really love.

300181-largeWho: Russell Pollard; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach
What: Some background about Everest, stories from the road, what it’s like meeting heroes, and sharing Taco Bell with Greg Ginn.
Where: Murfie HQ, Madison, WI
When: Monday, June 10th, 2013
How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach
File: mp3 version

Find music by Everest in our shop.

Check out more of the band at everestband.com.

Check out some of Russell’s favorite new bands: Two Sheds, Delta Spirit, JP5

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Interview with Paper Bird [Podcast]

It’s easy to get hooked on the sweet harmonies sung by Paper Bird, and it’s fun to flow with the rich instrumental layers in their music. With their “joyful blend of folk, roots, and Americana“, this seven-piece band from Colorado is quickly rising to the top. Here’s an interesting interview with the band’s percussionist, Mark Anderson.

303402-largeWho: Mark Anderson; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach
What: Mark discusses Paper Bird, the new album Rooms, Colorado, Red Rocks, guilty pleasure pop music, Justin Bieber getting boo’ed, and more
Where: Murfie HQ, Madison, WI
When: Friday, May 31st, 2013
How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach
File: mp3 version

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Check out more of the band at paperbirdband.com.

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Check out some of Mark’s favorite new bands:

Patrick Dethlefs
Bad Weather California
Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats
Mike Clark and the Sugar Sounds

Interview with Chris Wilson and Planet Earth [Podcast]

Have you ever been excited to discover a great new band for the first time during their live show? Well, that’s what happens to many people who cross paths with Chris Wilson and Planet Earth! With all the foot stompin’, hand clappin’, and those feel-good tunes, you’re sure to fall in love. Here’s an interview with this up-and-coming band, recorded during the Madison stop of their tour.

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Who: Chris Wilson and Joe Cardillo; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach
What: Chris and Joe talk about their history, traveling, music choices, and puka shells.
Where: Murfie HQ, Madison, WI
When: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013
How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach
File: mp3 version

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Check out more of the band at chriswilsonandplanetearth.com.

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Interview with The David Mayfield Parade [Podcast]

The David Mayfield Parade is making quite a stir in the music scene. With over 200 shows a year, a die-hard fan base, and support from renowned bands like The Avett Brothers, only good things are to come for this rootsy Americana band.

Who: David Mayfield; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach
What: David chats about traveling, the new album, Paul Simon, and booze.
Where: Murfie HQ, Madison, WI
When: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach
File: mp3 version

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Check out more of the band at thedavidmayfieldparade.com.

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Interview with Harmonious Wail [Podcast]

Some bands really have that “timeless sound”— and Harmonious Wail is one of those bands. With some essentials like a mandolin, bass, and a cardboard box, this group knows how to create the jazziest gypsy grooves one can imagine. This is an interview with Sims (mandolin) and Maggie (vocals, box) Delaney-Potthoff, recorded in a disc warehouse room right in the heart of Murfie.

136258-largeWho: Harmonious Wail; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach
What: Sims and Maggie chat about Gypsy Jazz, inspirations, favorites, and scissors.
Where: Murfie HQ, Madison, WI
When: Friday, February 1st, 2013
How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach
File: mp3 version

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Check out more of the band at wail.com.

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Interview with Bleeding Rainbow [Podcast]

Bleeding Rainbow has just one request: Don’t ask about their band name! Focus on their sound. They’ve been described as “Psychedelic Shoepunk Post-gaze,” if that makes it any clearer. In this interview, band member and singer, Sarah, discusses the evolution of Bleeding Rainbow from a 2 to 4-piece, the current trend of super-strung-together-genre-classifications, and yes, their band name.

135577-largeWho: Bleeding Rainbow; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach
What: Sarah gives insight on the music scene that can only come from a real insider
Where: Murfie HQ, Madison, WI
When: Friday, January 18th, 2013
How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach
File: mp3 version

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Check out more of the band at www.facebook.com/rainbowbleeding.

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Interview with The Simpkin Project [Podcast]

According to The Simpkin Project’s facebook page, they play a “multi-faceted blend of reggae and Americana that varies greatly on its exterior layers but only atop the organic rhythms of reggae music.” Let’s see what the band mates say in person!

Who: Shawn Taylor and Phil Simpkin; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach
What: The guys of The Simpkin Project talk about roots reggae and the new directions it can take
Where: Murfie HQ, Madison, WI
When: Friday, December 14, 2012
How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach
File: WAV version

Check out more of the band at www.simpkinproject.com.

Find music by The Simpkin Project in our shop.

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