A Conversation with William Blackart and Adam Faucett
Earlier this month I spoke with Adam Faucett about his forthcoming record, “It Took the Shape of a Bird” (Last Chance Records). We’d just played a show together at Maxine’s in Hot Springs, and the next day he and his band — The Tall Grass — would set out... Read more
The Shindig Interview: Welles
About a year and a half ago, we did an interview with Nashvillian-by-way-of-Fayetteville musician Welles. Well (pun intended), a lot has happened with him since then. He released a well-received EP entitled Codeine last year. His debut full-length, Red Trees and White Trashes, dropped on Friday, June 15. He’s... Read more
The Shindig Interview: Crash Blossom
Fresh off their show last weekend at Nomads to commemorate the release of their stellar new EP “Harmonies” as well as a slew of other recent shows, Fayetteville’s Crash Blossom is gearing up for a full, busy summer schedule. They haven’t been together long, but things are moving quickly... Read more
The Shindig Interview: Drawing Blanks
Fayetteville transplants Drawing Blanks will be releasing Traceless, the first of a two part EP, on June 16th . Shindig caught up with the band to discuss what it was like starting out in Siloam Springs, the recording process of the new EP, and their experience playing Creekfest last... Read more
The Shindig Interview: Ghost Bones
Hot Spring’s “Post-Punk” export, Ghost Bones, have been wowing audiences with their danceable assault since 2014. Shindigmusic recently caught up with the band who’s latest album, Lipshifter, was one of the most anticipated releases of 2018. The band formed in 2014, how did everyone meet and come together as Ghost Bones? We... Read more
Woody & Sunshine: The Shindig Interview
Woody & Sunshine, the picking duo from the Ozarks, gave Fayetteville a visit last month to preview their upcoming DOUBLE-EP release. Although the official release of the CD has been be delayed until Friday, during their performance at George’s Majestic Lounge they performed selections from the DOUBLE-EP, dubbed the... Read more
Big Piph: The Shindig Interview
Rapper, speaker and philathropist Big Piph is a well-traveled ambassador of goodwill. In his music, he’s known to insert positive messages and good vibes into his lyrics, and in life, he intends to do the same. As a way to build upon this positivity, Piph spent the last month... Read more
Tim Storm: The Shindigmusic Interview
Coming Down From the Mountaintop: As He Readies for CWA Wrestle Raise IV, Former NWA Worlds Heavyweight Champion Tim Storm Reflects On His Career. The letters “NWA” mean different things to different people. In Arkansas, most people instantly associate them with Northwest Arkansas. Of course, there’s also the notorious,... Read more
That Much Further North: Lucero’s Ben Nichols Balances His New Life as a Family Man with the Old Sound of his Early Records for Upcoming Tour, Next Album
Veteran rockers Lucero return to Northwest Arkansas this week for a two-night stand at George’s Majestic Lounge. The shows kick off their 2017 November Tour. The band spent the lion’s share of this year working on the follow-up to their 2015 release All A Man Should Do at legendary... Read more
A Shindig Conversation: Stan Soultaire of Holy Smokes!
Stan Soultaire isn’t one for labels and he doesn’t care how you describe his band’s music, so long as you enjoy it. Soultaire is the driving force behind Fort Smith punk outfit Holy Smokes! He sat down with ShindigMusic for an exclusive interview to talk all things music —... Read more
“Continental Drift” – Nate Garrett’s Spirit Successfully Drifts Across The US And The Metal World
“Go West, young man” is a phrase synonymous with manifest destiny, which itself is based in part on the idea American exceptionalism and the American Dream. In the microcosm of the Arkansas metal scene, Spirit Adrift’s Nate Garrett is kind of the epitome of the American Dream. Though born... Read more