Interview with Venice Gas House Trolley [Podcast]

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 12-minute interview with the band, recorded on 12/12/12.

138104-largeWho: 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: WAV version

Check out more of the band at flowpoetry.com.

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Interview with Lion D [Podcast]

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: WAV version

Check out more of Lion D at facebook.com/liondreggae.

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Interview with Steez [Podcast]

What the heck is “creepfunk”? What’s a “Steez”? Find out the answers to these questions and more in our interview with Madison-based five piece band Steez.

Who: Steve Neary and Chris Sell; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach
What: The story behind Steez: the festivals, the bus(es), the infamous 12-pack…
Where: High Noon Saloon, Madison, WI
When: Saturday, October 13, 2012
How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach
File: WAV version

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Check out more of the band at creepfunk.com.

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Interview with Witch Mountain [Podcast]

Doom metal band Witch Mountain (how Halloween appropriate?!) is currently on the road with Castle. The group’s drummer, Nathan Carson, was gracious enough to take time from his busy touring schedule and hop on the phone with Murfie.

139440-largeWho: 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: WAV version

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Check out more of the band at facebook.com/witchmountain.

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*Photo credit to Justine Murphy

Interview with Colorphase [Podcast]

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: WAV version

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Check out more of the band at www.colorphase.net, or visit facebook.com/colorphase for free music downloads.

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Interview with Pearl and the Beard [Podcast]

Pearl and the Beard is a trio of musicians based out of New York City, whose sound defies easy genre classification. Over the phone, we ask the band some silly questions as well as delve into their history a bit. Also, there may or may not be a discussion about aliens in this interview ;)

Who: Jocelyn Mackenzie, Emily Hope Price and Jeremy Styles; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach
What: Pearl and the Beard is a band like no other—unbeatable sounds, captivating live shows,  and adorable quirky chemistry
Where: Murfie HQ, Madison, WI
When: Friday, August 24, 2012
How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach
File: mp3 version

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Check out more of the band at pearlandthebeard.com.

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Interview with Lydia Loveless [Podcast]

Lydia Loveless is a small-town gal with “a commanding, blast-it-to-the-back-of-the-room voice.” Her music combines threads of classic country and punk rock; get to know the singer by lending an ear to our interview…

Who: Lydia Loveless; interviewed by Kayla Liederbach
What: This country-rock sweetheart is tougher than you think!
Where: The Frequency, Madison, WI
When: Thursday, July 19, 2012
How: Recorded by Kayla Liederbach
File: mp3 version

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Check out more of Lydia at lydialoveless.com.

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