Directing an Oscar-nominated picture might earn you the respect of your peers, but it doesn’t make you immune from the vagaries of the Hollywood studio system, as Rod Lurie has learned firsthand: the direct-to-DVD fate of his two most recent projects was just one of the topics addressed during a recent chat with Bob Cashill.
One of rock’s most distinctive and respected keyboard players, Ian McLagan has appeared on a long list of hits by other artists — and he’s got an excellent new album out, all of which were topics of discussion during his recent chat with Ken Shane.
Her new album, SheBANG!, features appearances from Mike Viola and Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger. Clearly, it’s a good time to be Kelly Jones â€” and you can read all about it in Dw. Dunphy’s Popdose Interview.
This Boston-based group–with a three-lead-guitar attack–is the best instrumental band you’ve never heard of. Loaded with seasoned studio talent, the group evades categorization, moving gracefully from surf to lounge to…