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CMJ Interview: Miniboone

CMJ Interview: Miniboone

It’s not easy to get reccomended by The Village Voice, but the New York punkpop group Miniboone may be the exception. Called “an enchanting mesh of old-school energy and new-school melody” by the Voice and “joyous power-pop” by NPR the 5-piece guy group gets their shows regularly listed in music blogs and local papers alike. Gearing up to release some new songs after the success of their first EP, Big Changes, Miniboone is taking the stage for several nights at CMJ. We spoke with Craig Barnes and Doug Schrashun (both guitar, keyboard, and vocals along with a third member, James Keary. Taylor Gabriels plays drums and Sam Rich is on bass) about their namesake, free haircuts, and weird groupies. More »

Ben Sollee

Ben Sollee

  I first got turned on to Ben Sollee when I saw him play in the Sparrow Quartet with Allison Washburn and Bela Fleck at Castle Clinton. Hailing from Louisville, KY He is a master on the cello and his … More »