In many online music groups, certain topics are immediately banned or considered taboo, such as discussing equipment, critiquing Record Store Day, supporting big box stores versus indie shops, and even choosing streaming services over physical media. This interview series serves to peel back those restrictions and instead offers a welcoming platform to hear each individual perspective.
In the world of album deign, there aren’t many who have accomplished what Spender Drate and his partner Judith Salavetz have. Over 40 plus years, this legendary duo have designed albums for the likes of The Ramones, U2, Bon Jovi and Talking Heads.
“I Don’t Feel Well” is an emotional glimpse and response to the dumpster fire that was 2020 in each note, producing an album that is nothing short of evoking and beautiful. Josh Klinghoffer aka Pluralone really shines on this album.
Sims plays the role of the head archivist in the Magnus Institute, tasked with bringing the Institute’s archive of supernatural statements up to date. Jonathan puts a lot of passion into his work, and you can tell as we get an inside look into his inner workings, as well as what drives his passion to keep the show moving forward!
It’s not often I get the chance to talk with the entire band, so I am happy to have Brandon Teskey, Bruce Jensen, Alyssa Swartz and Chris Tex all with us today. We talk about how the band is making out during the pandemic, songwriting, the blues and more.