Category: Interviews

Interview | FFS 5 with Bryce J. Rogers

Bryce J. Rogers represents a new generation of Tucson troubadours. Rather than settle into a singular, comfortable musical space, the singer-songwriter is constantly adapting to bring new listening experiences to the raw core of his folk music. His latest single,…

Interview | FFS 5 with Stephanie Catlett

Stephanie Catlett’s Meet Me in the Dream seems to have been approached with the same light-filled philosophy that she approaches life with. In her forties, the Iowan singer-songwriter has newly re-emerged into a world of songwriting and performance. Her disciplined…

Interview | FFS 5 with Sean Miller

It’s a bold new world, born of uncertainty in a worldwide time of crisis. How artists choose to navigate their newfound surroundings turns them into intrepid adventurers of the virtual world, as Sean Miller could attest. The Northern Michigan singer-songwriter…

Interview | FFS 5 with Lindsay White

Lindsay White defines grassroots action. Bubbling from the San Diego scene onward, she has emerged as a notable voice with her writing and songwriting lent to her work in advocacy and inclusivity; she is a queer intersectional feminist, mental health…

Interview | FFS 5 with Michelle Brooke

A modern torch record, Michelle Brooke’s new EP Let the Light In gets into the intricacies of love and loss with soul-infused style and aplomb. It’s neo-R&B with a big, beating heart, and doesn’t shrink from confronting the pain of…

Interview | FFS 5 with Treeskin

The Accidentals have blossomed in every which direction since inviting Michael Dause to join the fold as their drummer. No matter how far their sound drifts and bends into new and exciting directions, the basis from which the Michigan trio…

Interview | FFS 5 with Audrey and Hugh

From First Aid Kit to the Tallest Man on Earth, some of folk and Americana’s most radiant stars hail from the other side of the pond. Though now based in Nashville, rising duo Audrey and Hugh share European backgrounds that…

Premiere | Brett Altman – ‘Sweet Sweet Water’ + FFS 5

Over the past year and a half, Brett Altman has been honing in on his silky smooth folk-pop stylings. What began as wowing audiences with the tongue-in-cheek summertime love tune ‘Vacancy Signs’ in late 2018 has become an establishment. The…

Interview | FFS 5 with Jen Starsinic

From the dreamy, confessional indie rock that fills her newest release, Bad Actor, to the bluegrass and old-time roots music that soundtracked her upbringing in small-town Pennsylvania, Jen Starsinic has spent much of her 20s in a whirl of evolution.…

Interview | FFS 5 with Kellen of Troy

For Kellen of Troy, the concept of pop honors the way the world works in real-time. As this multi-talented singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist knows, creating finely crafted songs that are personal and political keeps alive a tradition that stretches from…