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Blake Mills Interview

Blake Mills Interview

Californian guitarist Blake Mills spent his early twenties as a go-to performer for artists such as Lucinda Williams and Julian Casablanca. His unique approach to the guitar won him considerable acclaim, with Eric Clapton praising Blake as ‘the last guitarist I heard that I thought was phenomenal.’ Upon the release of his second solo album [...]

Julian Lage Interview

Julian Lage Interview

Julian Lage has been playing guitar from the tender age of 5.  Recently, he has become one of the leading voices in modern jazz with eclectic collaborations with Nels Cline, Chris Eldrige, and now a new album with his trio with bassist Scott Colley, drummer Kenny Wellesen, and producer Jesse Harris. Could you talk a [...]

Susan Rogers Interview

Susan Rogers Interview

Susan Rogers was Prince’s engineer from 1983-1987 recording classics such as ‘Purple Rain’ , 'Sign O’ The Times’ , and ‘Around The World In A Day’. She has her PhD in music cognition and psychoacoustics and teaches at Berklee School of Music.  I spoke with her about becoming an engineer, recording Prince and the idea of 'musical genius'.  What were [...]