Interviews

Interview | FFS 5 with Cole Patenaude

Gentleman blues purveyor Cole Patenaude recalls shades of Tom Petty and Huey Lewis with the playful jaunt of he and his bands’ music. Their latest tunes, of which Are You Happy Now? is comprised, are fun-loving romps of consummate musicianship…

Interview | FFS 5 with Guy Grogan

Through Same Morning Light, Guy Grogan is at it again with more of the textured alternative rock that listeners have come to appreciate. Albeit, the overall presentation is just a tad folksier this time around. The UK-gone-US singer-songwriter’s goal with…

Interview | FFS 5 with Nathan Kalish

Over the course of two years spent out on the road, tirelessly playing show after show, Nathan Kalish cultivated a collection of story songs grown from not only his own life experiences but also incorporating the experiences of the people…

Interview | FFS 5 with Kimberly Hou

For all of its intense focus on technical precision, the heartbeat of classical composition is stirringly close to the often simplistic, often imperfect realm of folk interpretation. There’s a reason, after all, why the works of Chopin or Farrenc are…

Interview | FFS 5 with Simon Lunche

In just 20 years, Simon Lunche has established himself as a musical tour de force. Known for putting in the work with Berkeley indie rockers The Blondies, he’s written and produced their entire catalog. Beyond, he’s developed a name for…