interview

The Blast Interview: Daniel Layus of Augustana

The Blast Interview: Daniel Layus of Augustana 0

This past weekend, Augustana visited The House of Blues in support of their most recent album, Life Imitating Life. We caught up with Daniel Layus prior to the show for a chat about the past 3 years, his future plans for the band, and more. BLAST: First off, how has the tour been so far?(…)

Julianna Barwick: The Blast Interview

Julianna Barwick: The Blast Interview 1

This past August, Brooklyn-based artist Julianna Barwick released her third studio album, Nepenthe. Barwick, a singer-songwriter by trade, has a very unique style to her music; it’s sometimes haunting, sometimes hymnal, but always magical. Her tracks primarily consist of her looping vocals continuously, layering her rich voice over and over until she has produced songs(…)

The Blast Interview: Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks “Don Jon”

The Blast Interview: Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks “Don Jon” 2

The clichéd Hollywood saying “But what I really want to do is direct” comes from a very understandable place for anyone who works in the industry. The level of control and celebrity given to directors is a much sought after prize and one that is often envied by everyone working around them.  There are those however,(…)

Interview: Sandi Thom

Interview: Sandi Thom 0

The singer-songwriter talks starting a label, breaking into the American music scene, and the benefits of technology.