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Contemporary Episodes

July 12, 2022

Interview with Alec Benjamin

We had the pleasure of interviewing Alec Benjamin over Zoom video. Having come a long way from the days of promoting his music in parking lots of concert venues, singer-songwriter Alec Benjamin ended 2021 by playing to sold-out crowds across …

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June 12, 2022

Interview with Pete Muller

We had the pleasure of interviewing Peter Muller over Zoom video. Pete Muller is a problem solver. Whether he’s writing songs for his critically acclaimed albums, revolutionizing the way Wall Street works through applied mathematics, or crafting...

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June 6, 2022

Interview with BLKBOK

We had the pleasure of interviewing BLKBOK over Zoom video. Neoclassical pianist and Detroit native BLKBOK is set to soundtrack this year’s Juneteenth celebrations with the deluxe version of his debut album 'Black Book'. Arriving on June 17 via...

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Nov. 7, 2021

Interview with Andrew Belle

We had the pleasure of interviewing Andrew Belle over Zoom video! Andrew Belle writes songs by feel. The composition comes first. The melody follows. Only after Belle has an internal reaction to the composition do the lyrics finally come. Finding...

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Nov. 4, 2021

Interview with Chelsea Cutler

We had the pleasure of interviewing Chelsea Cutler over Zoom video! Platinum Certified singer, songwriter, and producer Chelsea Cutler recently released her sophomore album, When I Close My Eyes. When I Close My Eyes also features her recently...

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Oct. 3, 2021

Interview with Alt Bloom

We had the pleasure of interviewing Alt Bloom over Zoom video! There is something intrinsically unique about multi-instrumentalist and lyricist Alt Bloom. With his seamless blend of alternative and timeless singer/songwriter pop, Alt Bloom has made...

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Sept. 10, 2021

Interview with Andy Grammer

We had the pleasure of interviewing Andy Grammer over Zoom video! Andy just released a new single, “Damn It Feels Good To Be Me”, which will be featured on his new album coming out in early 2022. Of the track, …

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Aug. 28, 2021

Interview with A Great Big World

We had the pleasure of interviewing A Great Big World over Zoom video! GRAMMY-award winning multiplatinum duo A Great Big World just released their third studio album, Particles. The new album features 10 tracks, including their latest...

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July 8, 2021

Interview with American Authors

We had the pleasure of interviewing American Authors over Zoom video! For the release of “Nice and Easy”, American Authors joined forces with Mark McGrath of Sugar Ray to create the perfect summer BBQ soundtrack song. The laidback anthem takes …

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May 10, 2021

Interview with Alannah McCready

We had the pleasure of interviewing Alannah McCready over Zoom video! Singer-songwriter Alannah McCready recently released her new single, “Something Like That.” which was produced by Sterling “David” Gittens Jr., and written by McCready and Will...

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April 13, 2021

Interview with AJ Mitchell

We had the pleasure of interviewing AJ Mitchell over Zoom video! You’ll find Belleville, IL about six hours south of Chicago. It often resembles a ghost town with its many hollowed-out and abandoned factories, marathon winters, and endless cornfields....

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March 25, 2021

Interview with America (Gerry Beckley)

We had the pleasure of interviewing Gerry Beckley of America over Zoom video! Gerry Beckley, the illustrious singer, songwriter, performer and co-founder of legendary band, America, is set to release a greatest hits package featuring his solo...

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Feb. 16, 2021

Interview with Brynn Elliott

Together with Americans Songwriter, we had the pleasure of interviewing Brynn Elliott over Zoom video! Atlantic Records/Big Yellow Dog Music recording artist Brynn Elliott has announced recently released her new single. “Tell Me I’m Pretty” is...

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Oct. 2, 2020

Interview with Aloe Blacc

We had the pleasure of interviewing Aloe Blacc over Zoom video! In the years since Aloe Blacc’s last album, Lift Your Spirit, the global superstar spent time working on an even dearer project: his family. All Love Everything, his upcoming …

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Feb. 5, 2020

Interview with Andrew McMahon

We had the opportunity to interview Andrew McMahon at the Music Box with co-host Sean Ulbs of The Eiffels! Andrew talks about how he grew up, got into music, his music career progression, cancer, and gorilla marketing! "The Dear Jack …

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