Interviews

  • 4 (1)
  • A (3)
  • B (16)
  • C (8)
  • D (26)
  • E (4)
  • F (4)
  • G (20)
  • H (17)
  • I (1)
  • J (50)
  • K (11)
  • L (7)
  • M (26)
  • N (8)
  • O (2)
  • P (13)
  • Q (2)
  • R (19)
  • S (36)
  • T (23)
  • U (3)
  • V (2)
  • W (2)
  • Z (1)
  • 4 (1)
  • A (3)
  • B (16)
  • C (8)
  • D (26)
  • E (4)
  • F (4)
  • G (20)
  • H (17)
  • I (1)
  • J (50)
  • K (11)
  • L (7)
  • M (26)
  • N (8)
  • O (2)
  • P (13)
  • Q (2)
  • R (19)
  • S (36)
  • T (23)
  • U (3)
  • V (2)
  • W (2)
  • Z (1)
Wed
08
Feb

Andy Johns (2004)

Andy Johns: The man Behind The Legends.   Record producer Andy Johns talks about some of his experiences over the years, including work with Van Halen, Eddie Money, Led Zeppelin and the Rolling Stones... Well, how are you? Well, I'm all-right. It's been a bit hectic this week but I'm getting things sorted out. Yeah, I hear you've been to Florida and back. No, not me. Oh, OK. I was gonna go, now it's not Florida, I've got to go to Chicago and then San Francisco. Well that's a nice schedule. …to do some guitar stuff with Rick Nielsen from Cheep Trick and Joe Satriani. Oh really! What are they doing? Well it's for this…Desmond Child is producing, executive producing this Latino artist called Alejandro Guzman. And he wrote all the songs and they just wanted Scott and I to sort-of cast around and get some guitar player types. And that's what we came up with. You can't get past Rick Nielsen and Satriani can you? Well they wanted Eddie Van Halen but he didn't want to do it 'cause he said Warner's wouldn't let him. Right, OK. That was his excuse anyway. (laughing) Yeah, I might get on ...
 
Tue
07
Feb

Artension (2003)

Artension: Another new discovery. Keyboard wiz Vitalij talks about the band's new album, and what else is keeping the composer very busy. Album number 2 after the re-union of sorts. How did things flow this time - even easier, or were there new pressures on the band? Well, things always get easier after you get more experienced in the field as well as in this case the recording process or song-writing process would be much easier to handle or deal with. However, there is always another they say (new thing) that we have to consider and learn and there are as well some things that get more difficult and challenging.. John West has an incredible voice - how do you rate his performance on this album? Great, we all try to get better and try to progress and that is showing in this new album where John as well as other members are showing the higher scales or ability. As a musician that has played around for several years, who do you rate as the best vocalist you have ever worked with? You know it's very hard to do--- to judge. I mean everyone is so different, for example: there are ...
 
Tue
07
Feb

Royal Hunt - Andre Andersen (2002)

It seems like Royal Hunt has been around forever! You have several albums now, but only from 1993, with your debut. Does it feel longer to you? I never thought about it. I have been writing/recording/performing music all my life, so it has been my natural environment for many years. Has the music of Royal Hunt progressed in the way you set out for them to do? All the way and we are still doing it. Every single album is a new experiment, strictly kept under the Royal Hunt roof new ways to express ourselves without loosing our signature, key elements. I'd like to ask you about song writing.....You are the primary songwriter for Royal Hunt - do you find the pressure to come up with new music a challenge or a bit of pressure on you? Challenge every time, pressure never (except for occasional deadlines here and there). The music of Royal Hunt has always been ambitious - never standing still and always trying something new - how do the concepts for each album come to you? Accidentally it could be a book, a movie or even a phrase you'll pick up at some point it will ...