Indie Music Monday Interviews

Articles from Indie Music Bus

Thursday, August 31, 2017

All About Indie Music Bus

Indie Music Bus

a metaphor for our concept of a “vehicle” to support independent music
Hello, independent music creators and supporters! My name is Walter Hargrave I have a message to the independent music industry based on years of observation and participation. Music has always been a part of my life.  Music has saved me in many ways but that’s another story.  I feel that I owe something back and I have a talent to share. I want to help independent music artists succeed and to eventually bring awareness of what the loss of independent music would mean to our society.
Music is central to my life.  The story of Indie Music Bus™ (IMB) began year 2000.  The need to build a support system started much earlier in 1998, when some friends drew me into supporting their rock band.  I really believed in them, even though our country music town was so unsupportive. I wanted to find a better way to support them! Building computers and writing computer programs is also a passion and my day job. The ability to learn new languages and systems allows me to express myself in many ways.  I feel it to be my strongest creative feature, through which I found ways to help the band beyond my occasional recording, mixing and musical contribution.
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Thursday, August 8, 2013

The Como Brothers Band - @ComoBrosBand

On August 1, 2013 we were proud to announce The Como Brothers Band our Act of the Month. These guys really have their heads on straight and know what they want to do and where they are trying to go. We believe they will have no problems climbing the ladder of success. We can visualize them on the stage at any major venue and they totally belong there! But for now, please enjoy our interview conducted by Ced of Independent Music and Media.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Interview with Katie Cole - @KatieColeMusic

About 2 weeks ago we received word that Katie Cole was available for one of our email based Road Trip interviews! We were very excited to hear this as we have been supporting Katie for some time now and just love her work! We will start off with a little from her EPK:

Meet Katie Cole originally from Melbourne, Australia, now based in Los Angeles, USA. Not your every day female singer songwriter. Does she dominate with ballads? No. Does she compose songs on the piano? Rarely. What she does do then? She rocks and enjoys a loud guitar, a strong melodic hook and an up tempo pop song. Growing up on a strict diet of rock music from her Mom, she was fed Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin in one ear and Maria Callas from her vocally classically trained, Father. After a quick detour in music to Smashing Pumpkins, Aretha Franklin and Eurythmics, Katie describes her own style of music as having flavors of Tom Petty, Sheryl Crow, Fleetwood Mac and Colbie Caillat. She calls it “Americana meets British Pop”.


KATIE COLE - Lead Vocals/Guitar
Matt D. Reyes - Bass; Vocals
Brad Lindsay - Guitar and VOX
Nick Bearden - Drums
Paul Redel - Guitar

And now on to our interview with Katie Cole conducted by Kiva of @IndieViews

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Interview with Broken Romeo - @BrokenRomeo

Broken Romeo is the Indie Music Bus™ January/2013 Band of the Month chosen by a panel with 10 judges. We have been working with these guy's almost since the beginning of the our service.

Broken Romeo is an Alternative Rock band from Tucson, Arizona. The music they produce is diverse and draws on influences including everything from classic rock to contemporary bands. Broken Romeo was the 2011 Tammie winner in the Rock category and they have shared the stage with many National acts. In Oct 2011 Broken Romeo released an all new full length album called “Desperation Daze”. The album was recorded May thru June 2011 at Og7 studio in Tucson, Az., and was engineered and co-produced by Nando Rivas. The album is available at CD Baby, iTunes, Amazon, and many other online distributors. The album is also available at all Zia Record Exchange locations in Arizona and Nevada.

And now on to our interview with Broken Romeo conducted by Kiva of @IndieViews

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Interview with Irish Band Rezlow - @Rezlow

Rezlow is a band from Kerry, Ireland. With influences from across all genres, Rezlow's music is described as melodic acoustic and alternative rock. 

This will be the second time we have interviewed Rezlow and we think this is the best one yet! Enjoy this interview conducted by Kiva of IndieViews.

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Interview with Glitter Rose - @GlitterRoseTX

We are proud to do this interview with our November Artist of the Month, Glitter Rose who is a veteran in the music industry starting professionally at 13 years old in 1998. She is an accomplished guitarist, a simply genius songwriter, and has vocals packed with power, grit, and originality. Her live show is that of legends, captivating the audience with her high energy performance, and her passionate presence. GR has great love and admiration for her fans, stating "They are the reason I make music. If I can evoke emotion and excitement in one person in the crowd, I've done my job. It brings me great satisfaction to touch people with my songs and my performance." 

And now onto our interview conducted by Kiva of IndieViews