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July 31st, 2012

Homegrown Exclusive Interview: Guy Keltner of Fox and The Law and Carson Henley

For our final Homegrown Exclusive Interview, we were able to speak with Guy Keltner of garage-rock band Fox and The Law as well as solo artist Carson Henley. Their respective tracks “Feel So Blue” and “Fire” can be found on SMCU’s Homegrown album.   Homegrown can be downloaded for free here until Tuesday, July 31.… (keep reading)

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July 25th, 2012

Homegrown Exclusive Interview: Banton Foster of Blvd Park and Ali Marcus

In this week’s interview, we spoke with banjoist Banton Foster of the folk-rock band Blvd Park and solo-Americana artist Ali Marcus. Their respective songs “Ain’t Gonna Be Easy” and “Wapato” can be found on SMCU’s Homegrown album. Homegrown can be downloaded for free here until Tuesday, July 31. How did you/your band get started? Banton:… (keep reading)

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July 19th, 2012

Homegrown Exclusive Interview: Matt Bishop of Hey Marseilles and Brian Ledford of Brian Ledford and the Cadillac Desert

In our third Homegrown Exclusive Interview, we spoke with featured artists Matt Bishop of Hey Marseilles and Brian Ledford of Brian Ledford And The Cadillac Desert. Both bands can be found on SMCU’s Homegrown album with their respective tracks “Rio” and “The Jewel Fades.” How did your band get started? Matt: Three of us– Nick,… (keep reading)

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July 13th, 2012

Homegrown Exclusive Interview: Seth Bolin of Oh Osiris

For our second Homegrown Exclusive Interview, we spoke with electronic musician Seth Bolin, also known as Oh Osiris. His track “A Summer At Sea” can be found on SMCU’s Homegrown album. How did you get started? This project, Oh Osiris, started in 2008. Back then, I had been playing in a lot of punk bands.… (keep reading)

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July 10th, 2012

Homegrown Exclusive Interview: Naomi Smith of Autumn Electric

  We recently had the opportunity to interview Naomi Smith, who plays keyboard, melodica, glockenspiel, and vocals in the Seattle-based folk band Autumn Electric. Autumn Electric is featured on SMCU’s Homegrown album with the song “Make Me a Tree.”   How did your band get started? Michael and I met in the U-District in January… (keep reading)