In part 2 of our interview with the Chloës, the ladies talk about the joys and pitfalls of auditioning drummers, keyboardist Lysandra Chapman’s mind-control techniques, and the difficulty of breaking into the Dallas-Fort Worth music scene. Plus, Lysandra reveals how she came to speak Icelandic.
I spent most of NMF6 running from venue to venue photographing bands, but managed to squeeze in a couple of hours with the Chloës at their RV on Saturday afternoon. Present for the intverview were keyboardist Lyssandra Chapman, bassist Brandie Dawson, lead guitarist Tiffany Byrd and drummer Leila Wright.
Kite Flying Robot sprang from the singular vision of Nikolas “Kite” Thompson. The band itself has seen a rotating cast of players over the years based on the exigencies of a nomadic lifestyle …
When we began hearing rumors about a Leica project code-named Chronos in late September last year, we assigned a small team of reporters to dig deeper.
This is part 2 of our interview with Jonathan Eldridge and Joshua Griffin, who, together, form The Trading Co., an Oklahoma City-based blues-rock duo. They visited us shortly before their Old Dog Records showcase, which took place in late February at the Route 66 Roadhouse.
Blues-rock duo The Trading Co. belong to a small stable of artists calling Old Dog Records their home. Like label mates the Kamals and Black Jack Gypsys, their sound is loud and heavy.