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Interviews with prominent members of the music community.

An Interview with Philly Jamtronica Band Tweed

An Interview with Philly Jamtronica Band Tweed

I recently had a chance to touch base with the Philadelphia based jamtronica band, Tweed.  We discussed their recent release, The Chunky Life.  I took the chance to discuss all th ...

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Mikey Carubba of Turkuaz Spills the Beans

Mikey Carubba of Turkuaz Spills the Beans

I am usually pretty excited to interview a musician. I have never walked out of an interview more excited than I walked in. Until I got to chat with Mikey Carubba of Turkuaz, that ...

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An Interview with The Heavy Pets’ Jeff Lloyd

An Interview with The Heavy Pets’ Jeff Lloyd

Back in November, upstatemusicandfood.com got to sit down with Jeff Lloyd before a performance.  He is the guitarist for The Heavy Pets, the premier jam band from Florida, that ha ...

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A City Country Chat With Shotgun Wedding

A City Country Chat With Shotgun Wedding

Back in October, Shotgun Wedding brought their brand of urban country music through upstate when they played a pair of successful shows in Central New York. They are a band of NYC ...

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A Discussion with TAUK’s Matt Jalbert

A Discussion with TAUK’s Matt Jalbert

Last week I had the opportunity to chat with Matt Jalbert, guitarist for TAUK, in anticipation of their upcoming show at Syracuse’s Westcott Theater with Consider the Source and T ...

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Interview – Holy White Hounds

Interview – Holy White Hounds

A couple months back, I had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with the Holy White Hounds when they were playing a show in Syracuse. They are a super talented alternative rock ...

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15 Minutes With the Mastermind of The Primate Fiasco

15 Minutes With the Mastermind of The Primate Fiasco

Last month, we were lucky enough to sit down with Dave Russo, singer, banjo player, and mastermind of The Primate Fiasco when they played a show at Funk ‘n Waffles downtown Syracu ...

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10 Minutes With Hayley Jane Before Blast Off!

10 Minutes With Hayley Jane Before Blast Off!

I have heard her name EVERYWHERE.  Hayley Jane and the Primates have so much buzz surrounding them these days, it seems like there is a balloon of success right around the corner ...

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Dave Brandwein of Turkuaz Gives Us the Skinny on Powerfunk

Dave Brandwein of Turkuaz Gives Us the Skinny on Powerfunk

Turkuaz are the innovators of the Powerfunk sound that is starting to boil over into a Powerfunk movement.  Dave Brandwein is the mastermind of this funky 9 headed monster.  Consi ...

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30 Minutes with Ryan Montbleau

30 Minutes with Ryan Montbleau

Ryan Montbleau is one of today’s top singer / songwriters who often goes unnoticed since he has never had a record deal with a major label.  He has been touring relentlessly since ...

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