Q&A: Ernie Halter
Mar29

Q&A: Ernie Halter

I had a couple of questions for one of my favorite musicians, Ernie Halter. Here is what he had to say.   Q: What spiked your interest in music? A: “My older brothers were constantly exposing me to music at a young age. Before pre-school, my favorite records were The Who, Billy Joel, The Beatles, and Brit-Pop group Squeeze.”   Q: When you are writing a song, who is your target audience? A: “Technically, my audience tends to...

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Q&A: Brian Chartrand
Mar29

Q&A: Brian Chartrand

(A Q&A with Brian from The Sweet Remains and Ten Dollar Outfit). Brian was kind enough to answer a few questions I had for him.   Q: If you had to choose a quote to describe what motivates you day to day, what would it be? A: “What motivates me… I once asked a friend in the music biz how he “made it.” And after a couple seconds he said, “Look. There are many ways to build a ladder. So go out and build your ladder.” I wrote...

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Q&A: Todd Carey
Mar29

Q&A: Todd Carey

Short and sweet! Todd Carey plays the lightning round!   Q: Who/what do you enjoy listening to? A: “I love The Beatles!”   Q: Who do you look up to in the music world? A: “Dave Mathews Band”   Q: How would you describe yourself as an artist? A: “ROCK guitar player. THEN singer/songwriter/pop.”   Q: What projects are you working on that you are excited about? A: “My new...

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Q&A: Isaac Johnson
Mar29

Q&A: Isaac Johnson

I had the chance to ask Isaac Johnson a few questions. I really liked his answers. Here is his response!   Q: If you had to choose a quote to describe what motivates you day to day, what would it be? A: “The quote that’s motivated me most in recent months is a fairly well known one from Henry David Thoreau which is “Go Confidently in the direction of your dreams, live the life you’ve imagined” I find that in the world of indie...

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Q&A: Matt the Electrician
Mar29

Q&A: Matt the Electrician

I got the chance to ask Matt the Electrician a few questions and I just had to share his response!   Q: What is your favorite song to cover? A: “I like playing “big black hole”by Sean Hayes a lot, and “red right ankle” by The Decemberists…they’re both really fun songs for me to sing, although I’m not entirely sure why, other than I like the songs themselves….but I like playing all sorts of cover songs.”   Q: Is there a...

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Q&A: Derek Luttrell
Mar29

Q&A: Derek Luttrell

I asked Derek Luttrell a few questions about his music and inspiration and here is what he had to say…   Q: What musician do you admire the most? A: “My favorite musician of all time is Townes Van Zandt. In my opinion, he is the greatest songwriter that ever lived, and I strongly believe that.”   Q: How would you describe your music? A: “I describe my music as folk/alt. country. I write a lot of folk type stuff, but...

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