The Denver-based band Tennis just released a new album, Ritual in Repeat, and it’s pretty good. I recently had the opportunity to sit down for a phone interview with Alaina Moore of Tennis as she was driving along the East Coast on tour to support their latest album to discuss writing the new album, working with producers, and Moore’s own rituals.
To cap off our Mayhem Festival coverage, guitarist Munky and drummer Ray Luzier of Korn decided to stop by the press tent during the Fest for an exclusive interview with the University Pulse. Check it out!
During my time at Mayhem Festival, I stopped by the Truth Truck to see what they were up to. If you don’t know what the Truth Truck is or even what the Truth organization does, here’s a synopsis from their website:
“truth® is the largest national grassroots smoking prevention campaign for youth.
As part of a larger tour, truth will visit more than 50 cities and 25 states this summer and fall. At each stop, the truth zone will feature:
Joseph Lyle has a vision, beautiful and simple: to create and share beautiful music. He recently joined us at The Wormhole Studio in the .dot creatives complex for an interview and live performance. Watch and listen as Joseph talks about creating his forthcoming album A Walk With the Leaves, which is currently being funded via indiegogo. You can support this album by visiting his indiegogo page here.
I got the chance to interview vocalist Brandon Butler and guitarist Marc Okubo of Veil of Maya during Mayhem Fest. We talked about their roles in the band, songwriting inspirations and the band’s next album coming this fall. You can check out the video below:
We got the extreme pleasure of interviewing Chris Freeman of Manchester Orchestra during the Salt Lake City stop of their tour. Hours before putting on a simply electric show, Freeman sat down with us to talk about the recording process of their new album, Cope, their independent record label and the possibilities of a rock opera. Manchester Orchestra was joined on their Cope Tour by Balance and Composure and Kevin Devine and the Goddamn Band.
Zac Little, Maryn Jones and Steve Ciolek from Saintseneca sat down with us before their Treefort Music Festival performances to talk about the making of their new album, Dark Arc, SXSW festival and their new record label, Anti-.