INTERVIEW WITH DAN ISRAEL FROM TheCelebrityCafe.com ARCHIVES DM) Where did you come up with the name The Cultivators? DI) Actually, I didn't come up with the name. Our bass player, Jeremy Smith, did. He just blurted it out one time at practice, and it seemed to fit pretty well. I had gone through a whole bunch of names that really kind of sucked...
INTERVIEW WITH GRADY BOOCH FROM TheCelebrityCafe.com ARCHIVES DM) How would you explain the "Booch" method in layman terms? GB) The Booch method is a process and a language for designing complex software systems. Think of it this way: if you are building a doghouse, you can start with a pile of lumber and some tools, and just build it. If you are building a...
An interview with Phadrah Torelle, incredibly beautiful Christian Music singer from Down Under 'Australia'! Phadrah talks about religon, sexuality, music and more
INTERVIEW WITH NICK THOMPSON FROM TheCelebrityCafe.com ARCHIVES DM) Do you still study guitar? NT) I haven't had formal lessons since I studied with Seth Austin. Of course, I still study in the sense that I try to pick things up from other musicians. DM) And what are you studying at Stanford right now? NT) I graduated in 1997; I did different degrees in Economics, Political Science...
INTERVIEW WITH LARS MATTSSON FROM TheCelebrityCafe.com ARCHIVES DM) Where did you learn to play guitar? LM) I was a self-educated, very stubborn kid who was completely obsessed with music from my early teens. I used to play along with records all the time. Later on, I joined cover bands and had to learn different kinds of music. DM) What songs were you playing then? LM) Lynyrd...
David Michael Ross, new-age recording artist, talks about his Guitaro, his album Browser Barbarians, and recording albums in MPEG format.
Rick Monroe, talks about his family life, his influences, and the fact that he runs Divorce Records.
Mark Oppenlander of the classical, new age group One Alternative talks about his unique music with guitar and oboe, music theory and how the internet has affected his career.
INTERVIEW WITH MIKE MERZ FROM TheCelebrityCafe.com ARCHIVES DM) Where did you get your start in music? MM) When I was little I took piano and clarinet lessons and sang in church and school choirs and what have you, but I never really got anywhere till somebody showed me the basics of playing a drum kit after school one day. From there I taught myself...
INTERVIEW WITH RIPPOPOTAMUS FROM TheCelebrityCafe.com ARCHIVES DM) Where did the name Rippopotamus come from? RG) The name was invented by our guitar player. Now, hopefully, I'm remembering this correctly. (I wasn't there, so I don't always get the story right.) He was at a friend's apartment (our then singer Nic Tyler), who was working on a sequencer. D. was there, ostensibly, to help,...