Chris chats with author, historian, and political analyst Thomas Frank. Frank wrote the critically acclaimed book What's The Matter With Kansas?, and is currently a columnist with Harper's Magazine.
To fans in his native England and around the world, singer-songwriter Frank Turner is known for his deeply personal songs and evocative lyrics. We caught up with Frank to chat about his post-hardcore punk roots, his current band The Sleeping Souls, his biggest influences, and his songwriting process. Apr 30, 2014Mason
Chris sits down for an interview with singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor Steve Earle.
This Thursday, we’re revisiting our interview with Dweezil Zappa. We had plenty to discuss about his impressive rig, including his favorite guitars, mics and why he trusts QSC K Series speakers for amplifying his tone. Read our full interview on zZounds and learn more about this storied guitarist’s setup! Apr 9, 2014Mason
Chris talks to his friend Jonny "Two Bags" Wickersham about the joy of disco music and discovering punk rock in Mammoth, California from a guy with a rat tail and a Sting haircut.
Listen to part two of Chris' conversation with punk icon Peter Case.
Chris talks to punk rock ambassador Peter Case about his wild adventures and the artist's life.
The Dillinger Escape Plan is named for the famous gangster that went out in a blaze of glory — and their music conjures that feeling of being in a relentless, all-guns-blazing assault. Frighteningly fast riffs and in-your-face drums are at the forefront of their metal-inspired carnage, but The Dillinger Escape Plan are just as likely to […]
Chris travels to Bakersfield, California to talk to guitarist/sideman Tommy Hays about his life and the golden age of the Bakersfield Sound.