The Tragically Hip – Interview [1999]

If you’re not familiar with The Tragically Hip, you soon will be. The five-piece band formed back in 1985 in small, but beautiful, Kingston, Ontario. Known as ‘The Hip’ to their loyal and dedicated fans north of the border, they are not extremely well known elsewhere, but have opened for the likes of Page and …

The Black Crowes – Interview

Where have the Black Crowes been? What’s going on with their new album? Who’s idea was it to play at the Super Bowl? I recently had the opportunity to chat with their drummer, Steve Gorman, and he offered all kinds of insight into the “most rock n’ roll rock n’ roll band in the world” …

Julian Lennon – Interview

As the phone rang, my anxiety rose. “hip online.” “Yes, Charles Craine please.” The voice on the other end sounded so much like his father’s that I found myself momentarily dazed, though still able to nervously reply, “This is Charles.” “Charles, this is Julian,” rang the voice. We exchanged hellos and Julian went on to …

Sixpence None The Richer – Interview [1999]

Why sign with an obscure label like Squint when major labels like Arista were courting you? We have been doing this for six years and over the years we have had several major labels interested. We’ve pursued them and they’ve pursued us. Eventually, for whatever reason, it didn’t work out. We heard horrible stories of …