Upon hearing rumors that I had been working hard to wrap up an album project for December release, I decided to sit down with myself for an interview. Here are all the facts for our loyal Linescratchers readers.
Does your album project have a general theme?
To me, these are guitar-driven songs about life. They are real, they are raw, and they are relevant. That’s pretty much the theme of the project.
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Her personal philosophy is: “There are no strangers, only potential best friends.” I found this philosophy put into action as I had the pleasure to interview Staci Marie Carriere, singer/songwriter from Kentucky. I not only found Staci’s fun-loving, outgoing, and optimistic personality shining through, I also found her music to shine as well! Her sound is unique and it can’t be put into one specific genre. People have labeled it everything from country to alternative. Her sound isn’t the only thing that is unique; Staci grew up in Eastern Kentucky where members of the church are few and far between. Titling herself the “Lone Ranger,” she not only talks about how growing up as a religious minority influenced her music, she also talks about life, being authentic, and her outlook for the future. Continue Reading →
Linescratchers welcomes Allie Ruth, a new music interviewer and reviewer from Kentucky. Allie is an open-minded music fan with a degree in public relations and advertising. – Syphax
If you aren’t a fan of country, now would be a good time to get interested. I had the opportunity to interview Dusty Dee, country music artist from Alberta, Canada. What I found was a musician who has taken traditional country/western music and mixed it with modern country style to form unique, fun, and catchy music.
Dusty Dee talks about his songwriting process, growing up in rural Alberta, and what sets him apart from Nashville pop-country.
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