All Blog Posts Tagged 'Interview' (999)

Q&A with NYC singer Lex Grey - her power and passion blaze a primal fire fusing old school blues and rock

"Music is the answer to all of these problems. Great music addresses these issues by illustrating our emotional makeup as humans. The things that bring us joy, the feelings of pain and isolation, these feelings have no race, no economic status, no gender."

Lex Grey: The Madam of Urban…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on January 11, 2018 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Steve Portolesi (Kings & Associates) - one of Australia's most uniquely new and exciting blues acts

"My fear for music is that it looses its ability to speak for people who need to be heard and becomes simply a marketing tool for big corporations. This isn’t a new development but it is intensifying without question."

Kings & Associates: Down Under Tales

Since their humble beginnings winning the 2014 Adelaide Roots & Blues Association…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on January 10, 2018 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Photographer Michael Mastro talks about his photo-art, music, Freddie King, Frank Zappa and Rock culture

"The world can be a scary place. I want to surround myself with beauty, and my music photography would fit that bill. My thought is that one should have art around that makes them smile or is inspiring."

Michael Mastro: Images of Music

Photographer Michael Mastro based in Mobile, Alabama says: “Following an education in Photolithography at Don…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on January 10, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with singer-songwriter Jim Shaneberger has been a mainstay in the Michigan scene for 15 years and counting

"I miss the reality and rawness of music of the past. Most music today seems so slick and overproduced, as if it was written in an office conference room."

Jim Shaneberger: Vintage Sounds & Vibes

The Jim Shaneberger Band is a group of hardworking musicians hailing from West Michigan. Led…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on December 21, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Ilya Portnov one of the most innovative and technically advanced harmonica players in the world.

"Since the Blues plays such an important role in the American music and culture and the American culture is so influential all over the world nowadays I think listening to the Blues and learning about its history can be beneficial to pretty much anyone."

Ilya Portnov: Strong Brew

Ilya Portnov is among the most innovative and technically…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on December 21, 2017 at 8:57pm — No Comments

Q&A with Martha High, one of the hardest working ladies in show business, sings about love and happiness

"Blues is a feeling, that comes from within. That’s why most blues singers sing with there eyes closed. Most lyrics are written about what they are going through or how they feel about life. It sometimes be sad or sometimes happy feelings."

Martha High: The Soul of…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on December 13, 2017 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with mastermind of ELOY, Frank Bornemann - the flagship of German progressive rock is back indeed

In 1969, Frank Bornemann founded ELOY, named after the Eloi people from H.G. Wells’ novel "The Time Machine".

Frank Bornemann:

The Vision Of Progressive Rock

ELOY, the flagship of German progressive rock is back indeed and with a lot of noise. We are talking about the…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on December 6, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with Bay Area-based exciting talent guitarist Gail Muldrow - one of the leading lights in the blues field

"There are so many very talented young women artists these day. I didn’t think it was a big deal anymore. Huh. Well we though we were done with racism to. Look at these nuts! As women we know better. Men and women need each other. Get along. The best thing about these times is, we can in the words of the great Grace Slick “Fuck you we do what we want”."

Gail Muldrow: Mojo…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on December 4, 2017 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with soul/rock/funk singer Nikki Armstrong (Mama SpanX) - made up of highly experienced and virtuoso musicians from the various musical genres

"I think that the impact of BLUES and Gospel, which is where everything else, soul, rock, funk, jazz came from. It came from the Africans who were brought to America as slaves. This is THE thing that made this culture great."

Nikki Armstrong: State of Groove…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on November 27, 2017 at 10:13pm — No Comments

Q&A with Davide Pannozzo described as one of the most interesting artists of contemporary Blues guitar

"The music business is becoming a nightmare for everyone, but for the new generation will be tougher and tougher if A&Rs don’t take the risk to bet on new things. People are hungry for new music!"

Davide Pannozzo:…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on November 23, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Συνέντευξη με τον Βασίλη Σπυρόπουλο (ΣΠΥΡΙΔΟΥΛΑ) για τα Blues, την Rock, τα '60s - '70s και την counterculture

Βασίλης Σπυρόπουλος:

Τα Blues της Rock κουλτούρας

Ο Βασίλης Σπυρόπουλος γεννήθηκε στην Αθήνα το 1954, κι από μικρή ηλικία ασχολήθηκε…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on November 20, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with veteran powerhouse vocalist Corte' - universal sound and songbook with a wide template of music

"I have found that of all the different music genre’s the Blues R&B and Soul music is the music that bridges the gap between all people. It is the expression of feelings in the music that brings people together."…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on November 17, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with vocalist/songwriter Lara Germony (Lara & The Bluz Dawgz) - a wide range across the blues, R&B area

"I think blues has always allowed an element of freedom within the execution and expression of the music - that is relatable on so many levels to all human beings."

Lara & The Bluz Dawgz: Reflections…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on November 17, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Interview with Americana/Folk artist Alice DiMicele -- seeks to uplift the human experience through music

"I miss the authentic sounds of real people playing music in a room and recording it."

Alice DiMicele: Organic Acoustic Groove

Alice DiMicele seeks to uplift the human experience through…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on November 17, 2017 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Band Of Friends: Rory Gallagher – Keep The Legend Alive - Tour in Greece: 15 & 16/12/2017, “8Ball” & “Kytarro”

"The reason that I enjoy playing Rory's music every time is simple… In Rory Gallagher's music you have all the styles from Rock 'n Roll, Country Swing to Jazz Folk Blues and Rock … Everything is there!! And he plays from the Heart!"

Marcel Scherpenzeel: Rockin’ Blues Friend…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on November 11, 2017 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Q&A with Australia-based powerhouse singer Andrea Marr -- delivering high energy funk, blues and soul

"I am glad to say that the blues and soul scene has always supported women of many sizes, shapes and ages. The pop world still wants women to look like supermodels and do video clips like adult movie stars."

Andrea Marr: Natural Feelgood Soul…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on November 7, 2017 at 11:29pm — No Comments

Q&A with photographer Jérôme Brunet - has shot a veritable who's who in the Blues, Rock, Jazz and Soul

"I’m quite optimistic about the future of music and art in general. We need it now more then ever!"

Jérôme Brunet: Into The Light

Photographer Jérôme Brunet picked up an instrument long before he picked up a camera.…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on November 1, 2017 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Q&A with comic book historian/author Bill Schelly - has been chronicling and adding to the pop culture fringes since the mid-1960s

"Comics are a means of communication, but have never really been used for the purposes of political advocacy. They reflect their times, but I don’t think they change much about society."

Bill Schelly: Welcome to Comic Land…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on November 1, 2017 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with Dutch blues harp player & singer Machiel Meijers of Stackhouse - swingin' blues with deep roots

"I think blues and roots music were a kind of freedom of expression to people who didn’t have a whole lot of freedom. In later years (60s) the music probably helped spread a political message too, but to what extent is not up to me to say!"

Machiel Meijers: Tailgatin'…

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on October 30, 2017 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Q&A with saxophone player Knoel Scott of Sun Ra Arkestra: Jazz is the Spiritual music of African American people

"Jazz music dissembles the brainwashing of bigotry and racism for a period of time…but like a rubber band stretched...the programming snaps back into place over time..."

Knoel Scott: The Sound of Spirit …

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Added by Michael Limnios Blues Culture on October 25, 2017 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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