INTERVIEW WITH… D.C. ALTERNATIVE QUINTET MERCI

Merci are the D.C based quintet formed in 2018 featuring members Seth Coggeshall [vocals, guitar], Nick Jones [guitar], Colby Witko [vocals, keys], Justin Mason [bass], and Jack Dunigan [drums]. Their sound fuses pop hooks, alternative grooves, and even a bit of psychedelia to create dreamy tunes. The latest ‘City Haircut’ is features a trippy music […]

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INTERVIEW WITH… GLASGOW EXPERIMENTAL ROCK COLLECTIVE UNION OF KNIVES

In 2020, the Scottish trio Union Of Knives returned to music after a 14-year hiatus releasing three singles. The band comprising of Chris Gordon, Pete Kelly, & Anthony Thomaz, had not planned to stay away for that long. Although the band had not meant for the hiatus to go that long. Unfortunately, life and all […]

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INTERVIEW WITH… MUSICOLOGIST AND KLOS DJ MATT PINFIELD

Earlier this week the NYC band January Jane talked with TRB about their upcoming Summer EP, “Your Drug” (due out on Whiskey Vinyl & BMG) and working with Matt Pinfield. The musicologist and DJ helped shape the trio, and signed them his Whiskey Vinyl label. Read Matt’s interview below. THE RECLUSIVE BLOGGER: Hi, Matt Thanks […]

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INTERVIEW WITH… AMERICANA SINGER-SONGWRITER MARA CONNOR

Mara Connor is an Los Angeles based Americana musician. Her penchant for melancholic melodies, lovelorn harmonies, and rich soulful guitar licks create her oeuvre. ‘Decades’ her new EP drops May 20th and features her take on different influential tracks from each decade starting with the 50s. I talked with Mara about the EP, her inspiration […]

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INTERVIEW WITH… JANUARY JANE

NYC based Alt-pop trio January Jane are signed to legendary musicologist and KLOS DJ Matt Pinfield’s Whiskey Vinyl label and BMG. The trio have been preparing for their forthcoming Summer EP release and have just unveiled the music video for their Quantum Physics themed single “Versions Of You”. I chatted with two members of January […]

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CATCHING UP WITH… MIAMI INDIE POP SINGER/SONGWRITER JULIA BHATT

Last time I talked with singer-songwriter Julia Bhatt she had just released her debut single. The track ‘Tall’ was indicative of the Miami based artist. A fun, catchy, and quirky debut single. Fast forward a few years, the nineteen Julia has now graduated high school and was set to open on her first tour. That […]

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