Introducing: KRAMIES – The Story of The Wooden Heart (plus exclusive videos)
Who is this Kramies guy? He’s a guy who’s done work with Jason Lytle and Bob Pollard’s buddy Todd Tobais. No, really, who is he? Well, I’m going to answer that for you. Have a listen and learn the story of The Wooden Heart EP, though words and exclusive video.
The BackstageRider Definitive TOP 11 “THINGS” OF 2012
In which I dissect the year in a painstaking, list-like fashion. The last few months may have sucked, but overall, this was a ROCKTACULAR year for the BSR.
EXCLUSIVE: JASON LYTLE from GRANDADDY’s new album Dept of Disappearance, track by track
World exclusive: track-by-track review of Jason Lytle from Grandaddy’s not-yet-released solo album, Dept of Disappearance. Spoiler: contains a ton of musings. And the album is amazing.
The Scoop on the GRANDADDY Reunion – from the mouth of Jason Lytle (+ solo album news)
A lot of blogger chatter this week when news that Grandaddy would be reuniting again for a few shows this summer, but nothing from the actual horses’ mouths. UNTIL NOW. Here’s the quick scoop from Jason Lytle, for you, via me.
“I don’t recall ever really liking anything about the Sophtware Slump”: a Chat With GRANDADDY About Reissuing a Classic
US indie heroes Grandaddy are reissuing their first three albums, including superclassic The Sophtware Slump. After I finished doing a happy dance, I chased Jason Lytle down directly to have a wee cyberchat about one of my favest albums. EVER.
Interview + Listen: Jason Lytle of GRANDADDY/ADMIRAL RADLEY
Grandaddy + Earlimart = Admiral Radley, the new sideprojecty goodness from Jason and Aaron from Grandaddy and Aaron and Ariana from Earlimart. The album’s called I Heart California and it’s slackadelicious. I tracked down Jason on the eve of a Japan tour to chat about stuff and things.