Chatting with Johnny McCuaig of Arcana Kings

In the interview, Johnny McCuaig discusses how bag pipes were incorporated into their rock music; the band’s Star Trek-themed video for their cover of Slade’s “Run Runaway”; the logistics of the band playing when there are 8 hours between them;  Vegas gigs and Bike Week in Sturgis; their latest release “Soldier On,” which helps veterans; and the upcoming release “Kenistino.”  […]

Chatting with Detroit band Second Hand Mojo

Vern Springer and James Hampton of Second Hand Mojo discuss the origin of the band’s name; the band’s 70s sound and their admiration of ZZ Top and Boston; the ‘new’ classic rock sound; life during COVID; their comparison to Huey Lewis & the News (sans the sax); Wang Chung; their thoughts on touring; and the making of the video for “Good Vibes.” […]

Chatting with UK indie artist Teddy Clarke

Teddy Clarke discusses his retro look (very Teddy Boy), songwriting during COVID, collaborating with Ben Bogen, songwriter/mixer of Analog & Digital, the formation of the live band, his background in theatre, growing up in London with the wealth of musicians and venues, his video making with a Super 8, performing on BBC Introducing, and plans for the future. […]