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TAP Firefly Festival Interview: Walk The Moon

July 31, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

By Matt Arena

Minutes before their killer set at Firefly Festival we chatted with Walk The Moon’s Nicholas Petricca, Kevin Ray, Eli Maiman, and Sean Waugaman about the recording process on the new album, festival vibes, and their unofficial music videos.

You’ve had a pretty crazy couple of months, with TV performances and the album release.

Nick: The TV stuff’s been pretty surreal and we don’t get nervous for a lot of things but the TV stuff is pretty nuts. …

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TAP Firefly Festival Interview: Reptar

July 30, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

By Matt Arena

After their wild set earlier on the third and final day of Firefly Festival, we sat down to chat with Graham Ulicny, Ryan Engelberger, and Poof Daunghty of Reptar to talk about twitter, touring, and their reputation as one of the craziest live bands out there.

*NOTE: Some backstory on the first question. The night before Reptar took to twitter basically all night tweeting, hashtagging, and posting photos with the simple caption “having a blast…” and then …

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TAP Interview: The Happy Hollows

July 17, 2012 The Audio Perv 1

By Ace Ubas

Living in Los Angeles, I’ve had the pleasure to see The Happy Hollows live many times. It didn’t take long for me to come to the conclusion that the quartet is easily one of the most impressive and fun bands to see live. They kicked off Make Music Pasadena with an impressive set as the crowd began to settle in under the blazing sun. Afterwards, I had a chance to speak to all four members – Sarah …

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TAP Interview: A Place To Bury Strangers

July 16, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

By Michel Dussack

Before Brooklyn based noise rock band A Place to Bury Strangers opened up for Cage the Elephant and The Gaslight Anthem at the official Orion Music and More Preshow at Atlantic City’s House of Blues, we got to sit down with bassist Dion Lunadon to chat about their new album Worship, what it was like to be asked to play Orion, and why being dubbed “The Loudest Band in NYC” doesn’t really mean anything.

Q: Your music

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TAP Interview: Andy Hull of Right Away, Great Captain!

July 14, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

You might know Andy Hull as the frontman of the Atlanta based alternative rock band Manchester Orchestra but have you ever taken a listen to his great solo project Right Away, Great Captain!? Andy’s been working on this project for six years with 2006’s “The Bitter End” and 2008’s “The Eventually Home” and is completing the trilogy with a tour in support of “The Church Of The Good Thief” (iTunes) just released last month. Andy’s on tour …

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TAP Interview: Cage The Elephant

July 2, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

Cage The Elephant is one of our favorite bands and we’re always excited to see them play live. They just played the House of Blues in Atlantic City (review) the night before their set at the Orion Music + More Festival. A little before their set time, our very own Michel Dussack had a chance to speak with lead singer Matt Shultz and his brother, guitarist Brad Shultz. Read on below to see how the Shultz bros feel …

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TAP Interview: Grouplove

June 28, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

By Ace Ubas

Make Music Pasadena took place on a rather warm and sunny Saturday, yet devoted fans managed to battle through the heat to see the headliners, Grouplove. But before their set, I had a chance catch up with the band to discuss their tour, artistic background, DIY attitude, and pranks.

How are you guys doing today?

Hannah Hooper: Good.

Christian Zucconi: Good, good. We’ve been on tour for like two and a half months and this is …

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TAP Interview: A Day To Remember’s Neil Westfall

June 4, 2012 The Audio Perv 0

A Day To Remember recently wrapped up a spring tour. The band has a few festival dates coming up but other than that, you might not be seeing them play live for a while. Our very own Keeyahtay Lewis had the privilege of speaking with the band’s guitarist Neil Westfall before their recent show at the Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ (check out the review/photos here)

Watch the video interview below:

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TAP Exclusive Interview: Matthew Molarius of Transfer

April 3, 2012 drainu182 0


By Jennifer Trainor

Transfer, the alt-rock band self-described as “a gorgeous muumuu of music draped over the Grandma of their genre”, recently trekked from their home base in San Diego to Boston to kick off their current US tour, supporting the Kaiser Chiefs. Future Selves, the bands sophomore LP, increased the band’s international visibility and won several awards at home, including Best Rock Album in 2010 from the San Diego Music Awards. This current tour, which included a pit stop …

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TAP Exclusive Interview: Up Close and Personal with Luke Pritchard of The Kooks

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Up Close and Personal with Luke Pritchard of The Kooks
By: Cassandra Paiva

When I found out that I would be interviewing Luke Pritchard of The Kooks, the band that I have been absolutely in love with since before I was even sweet 16, there were no words. Thankfully, by the time the interview came around, there were thousands of them.

I didn’t know what to expect, I didn’t want to make an idiot out of myself, and I didn’t …