Wednesday, November 28, 2012
When Pinback bassist Zach Smith's custom-made instrument was stolen during a gig in San Diego, the band's drummer snapped into action. They recount the chase that ensued. Plus, watch the indie rock band perform "Proceed To Memory" in the Soundcheck studio.
Friday, May 04, 2012
Since forming a decade ago in Austin as a more contemplative offshoot of the indie-rock band Okkervil River, Shearwater has used harps, glockenspiels, and singer Jonathan Meiburg's delicate falsetto to construct expansive concept albums about man's relationship to nature. Now, with their eighth studio album Animal Joy, the band strips down and amps up the energy for a more rock-oriented sound. Shearwater returns to our studio to play live.
Monday, April 16, 2012
Singer and songwriter Amy Ray is best known as one half of the Grammy winning folk duo Indigo Girls. But on her new solo album, “Lung of Love,” she lets it be known, “there’s a little Joe Strummer in my DNA”. We hear more from the Girl gone solo – and a live performance.