Linescratchers contributor Joseph Mecham recently interviewed Brandon Kitterman (guitar aficionado of Utah’s indie rock band Fictionist) for GuitarJunkie.net. Linescratchers gets to join in on the fun.
Brace yourself, dear reader, for a lesson in being awesome. Brandon Kitterman is what I would call a sonic knitting artist. You know those really ugly knitted blankets you always try to warm up with at your Grandparents house, and they’re so riddled with holes they have a 10% heat retention rating? Then you end up freezing to death on their couch while developing terminal asthma because they have 40 years of dust collected in the couch cushions? Well yeah… that sucks, and I share your pain. However, if Brandon were to knit for you a blanket with his sonic textures and tones, it would be made of silk, be your favorite color, smell like vanilla, have a 99% heat retention rating, and it would wrap you like an Egyptian mummy. Yep… he’s that good. Read on for everything you wanted to know about Brandon Kitterman’s guitar set-up and technique.
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Thanks to a calculated mathematician (or mathemagician, your choice), we have all been made aware… the Rapture is nigh.
We at Linescratchers pride ourselves on valuing music above most anything else in life. This being the case… and life as we know it about to end at 6:00 PM tonight, we thought we’d share some final thoughts with you about two items you may refer to as our “musical bucket list”.
Which concert would we wish to see (past, present, or fictional), and which album we feel it imperative that we listen to one last time before we meet our fiery grave.
Please read our list and then append yours as a comment! It’s been a pleasure knowing you all and at about 6:00 PM tonight… it may be in your best interest to wear a helmet if you’re still indoors. Continue Reading →
Linescratchers welcomes Joseph Mecham, web designer, guitarist, singer and songwriter to the fold. Joseph has been working on graphic design behind the scenes at Linescratchers but this is his first published interview. – Syphax
I can’t express in words how excited I was to interview Preston Pugmire, so I’ll just do some hardcore punch-dancing while watching Footloose, that should suffice. Bring it on Kevin Bacon… Anyway, I’ve known Preston Pugmire for a number of years now. We used to be comrades in the Rexburg Idaho music scene. (Which was jaw-dropping incredible for a town of 30,000). Preston actually sang guest vocals on a past recording of mine. He’s an incredibly outgoing guy and his music career is only going to escalate until he has claimed title of Grand Emperor of Pop (since King of Pop and Prince of Pop have been claimed by Micheal Jackson and Justin Timberlake, respectively). Bottom line… make sure to keep an eye on Preston Pugmire.
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