Interviews

Ra Ra Riot interview – RRR talk about their forthcoming new record The Orchard; “album leaks are inevitable”

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August 9, 2010
Ra Ra Riot's Milo Bonacci and Rebecca Zeller at a picnic table behind the scenes at Osheaga 2010, Montreal - photo by Brian Banks, Music Vice

Ra Ra Riot from Syracuse, New York are set to release their sophomore record The Orchard on 24 August 2010 on Barsuk Records...
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Ryan Star interview – Ryan talks in depth about his music and his new album, 11:59, which is out today

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August 3, 2010
Ryan Star interview – Ryan talks in depth about his music and his new album, 11:59, which is out today

During his radio promotional stint and just days before his sold-out homecoming album release show on August 3 in New York...
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Sex On Toast interview – The hot topic of yacht rock is discussed for your reading pleasure…

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August 2, 2010
Sex On Toast interview – The hot topic of yacht rock is discussed for your reading pleasure…

Melbourne’s Sex On Toast are arguably a lot of things:  Wilfully weird, musically convoluted, unashamedly smug and, most of all, stupidly talented.  Taking their...
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Ian Blurton interview – C’Mon frontman discusses the new record, Canadian music and the heavy rock revival

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July 26, 2010
Ian Blurton interview – C’Mon frontman discusses the new record, Canadian music and the heavy rock revival

Ian Blurton is a big name in Canadian indie music. A gigging musician since the early ’80s and also a producer whose credits include...
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Death O’Connor interview – a rather awkward conversation with the bizarre man behind the mask

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July 26, 2010
Death O’Connor interview – a rather awkward conversation with the bizarre man behind the mask

A recent press release describes the music of Death O’Connor as being “like Kraftwerk being sucked off in an alleyway by The Stooges”.  Curious and a...
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Cal Peck and the Tramps Interview – Drinking hobo-hooch with Callum Peck

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July 20, 2010
Cal Peck and the Tramps Interview – Drinking hobo-hooch with Callum Peck

Eleven months after first gracing the pages (pixels?) of Music Vice, Perth’s resident blues-rockers Cal Peck and the Tramps are set to launch their second EP, Kill For You...
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Queen Kwong interview podcast – Cats, socks and rock ‘n roll

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July 19, 2010
Queen Kwong interview podcast – Cats, socks and rock ‘n roll

A month ago Music Vice’s editor Brian Banks had the pleasure of meeting Carré Callaway of Los Angeles rock band Queen Kwong. The interview took place on yet another sunny...
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The Beards interview – No surprises what we talked to this hairy muzzled band about…

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July 16, 2010
The Beards interview – No surprises what we talked to this hairy muzzled band about…

The Beards from Adelaide, Australia are as funny as they are furry, as kooky as they are catchy.  Long-time beard-bearer Michael Bowser had the good fortune...
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Umlaut interview – Müsic Vice talks to Bär McKinnon

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July 7, 2010
Umlaut interview – Müsic Vice talks to Bär McKinnon

From the ashes of the legendary Mr Bungle have arisen many a great band, the best-known of which are Secret Chiefs 3 and Mike Patton’s countless and varied projects.  Saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist Clinton “Bär”...
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Root interview – We chat with DC Root from the infamous Australian band Root!

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June 22, 2010
Root interview – We chat with DC Root from the infamous Australian band Root!

DC Root is, whether he bloody well likes it or not, one of the “elder spokesmen” of the Melbourne – nay, AUSTRALIAN – music scene.  His current...
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