Music and Mutterings of 2015

Well, here we are at the last day of 2015. And it’s been an interesting year, as in “may you live in interesting times.” There’s nothing that can be said quickly about what’s going on around us, except that you have to hope that more people are taking a personal role in speaking out against… Continue reading Music and Mutterings of 2015

Mercury Prize Nominees – my interviews with Wolf Alice and Jamie xx

Congratulations to Mercury Prize Nominees – Wolf Alice and Jamie xx. I did interviews with both over the summer. See what they each had to say about their music and why they do what they do.   Jamie xx Jamie Smith, better known as Jamie xx, has had a meteoric rise in the music world. He’s accomplished… Continue reading Mercury Prize Nominees – my interviews with Wolf Alice and Jamie xx

Ellie Rowsell of Wolf Alice Talks About the New Album, My Love is Cool

London-based Wolf Alice fears no genre. As the repressive need for boundaries evaporates, the four piece has jumped into the fray with an array of songs that casually parades their mastery of the free range. From pop to garage, grunge to folk, the band stamps every song with their inventive energy, like on their first… Continue reading Ellie Rowsell of Wolf Alice Talks About the New Album, My Love is Cool