Posts Tagged ‘Interviews’

George Clinton Talks Future of Funk

Photos and Article by Dan Harpaz. I was waiting outside B.B. King Blues Club & Grill when a large bearded man sporting a silver three-piece suit and matching fedora emerged from a van.  George Clinton, whose legacy stretches back almost as far as the guitarist whose name glows above the venue, not only pioneered the [...]

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A rock group you can count on your fingers

From the archives of Smoovtunes: a conversion with Joey Eppard of eclectic, progressive rock band 3 in 2008.  Click the image for 3′s single “Numbers” off their latest (2011) release The Ghost You Gave To Me. Check out live photos of 3 (by Dan Harpaz) at Terminal 5 NYC Sept 9/10/11 here. Few opening acts at [...]

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A Conversation with Katy Perry

by Dan Harpaz I had the chance to interview LA-based pop singer-songwriter Katy Perry in June 2008 before Capitol Records dropped her debut album One of the Boys, which went on to produce five infectious top-forty singles, sell 5 million copies worldwide, and turn RIAA-certified platinum. Having been signed, dropped, and shelved in the years before her debut album [...]

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