Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Parlour to Parlour visits the Happy Hollows in L.A.

After having said my goodbyes to Evan, Brette and Aaron from the Parson Red Heads, I took to the road to make my next appointment. I was due to meet the Happy Hollows, who I had first heard during the same month I was first introduced to the Parson Red Heads. Sarah Negahdari's seemingly boundless well of energy meshed so well with the pulsating, borderline-hardcore rhythms of bassist Charlie Mahoney and drummer Chris Hernandez that I had to meet this band.

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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Part Two of the Parson Red Heads' Parlour to Parlour adventure

On February 23, 2009, I awoke on Evan and Brette Marie Way's couch in their living room. It was a sunny L.A. morning, one that would be filled with music geek-out sessions, fruity crepes, friendly house cats, and of course, a fine interview for this very series. In part two of our visit with the Parson Red Heads, Evan, Brette and guitarist Aaron Ballard give a tour of their blissfully communal dwelling, and in the process, solidify the personal exchange that made this one of the key "parlour to parlour" moments of the entire series.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009

The Parson Red Heads appear in the first of two episodes of Parlour to Parlour

To say that I was looking forward to taking Parlour to Parlour to L.A. would be the understatement of the year. Excitement was high for my visit to the city of angels, for I would be crashing with Evan and Brette Marie Way of the Parson Red Heads, one of the bands that had completely rejuvenated me last year. The couchsurfing aspect of the project began here.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Parlour to Parlour mentioned on CBS Radio!

Exciting Parlour to Parlour news! Overnight America's host, Jon Grayson, is featuring 15 minutes of discussion about four different Popdose articles each week on his syndicated CBS radio program. A different Popdose staff person will talk with Grayson each week. For the second spot in this series, Mojo Flucke, PhD, discusses, among other things, Episode 3 of Parlour to Parlour featuring Silian Rail! The program aired last night, and is now available to listen in Overnight America's archives. Follow this link, and then click on the 'MOJO' link once you get there.

Parlour to Parlour Episode 4 captures The Aimless Never Miss

This episode was the third and final shoot for the day on Saturday, February 15. After our session with Eric Kuhn and Robin Landy from Silian Rail in their Oakland practice space, Robin took off as singer/guitarist Jonny Latimer and bassist Andrew Macy arrived. Kuhn was ready for a second round, and I was ready to finally talk to a band I had been admiring from afar for half a year.

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