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Exclusive BAMM.TV Interview: Erin Barra

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It’s always great to talk to interesting musicians, and BAMM was thrilled to have some recent face-time with the wonderful Erin Barra, a fully paid-up advocate of the ‘Digital Soul Revolution’ whose fresh new sound looks all set to take over the world (or at least the parts of the world with great taste in music).

Things have been busy for Erin lately – her fantastic new album ‘Illusions’ has just been released on Joan Jett’s label, and singled out as a critic’s choice on iTunes (a little music service you might have heard of). She’s also due to speak at CMJ and The Future Of Music Coalition.

Want to find out more? Simply click on the video above and let Erin explain for herself …

Exclusive BAMM TV Interview: Craft Spells

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The BAMM Wall Of Fame sure is filling up nicely; gathering the signature and imprint of every awesome new band who pass through our hallowed doors. The latest guys to add their everlasting touch to our mural of musical brilliance are Seattle-based pop fanatics Craft Spells. We decided to pitch them against out soon-to-be-legendary BAMM’S 5 Questions. How well did they do? You’ll just have to watch this video to find out.

BAMM’s Five Questions: AllofaSudden

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Make sure you’re tuned into BAMM TV tomorrow (that’s Thursday April 21st) at 8pm PST for a killer live session from our friends AllofaSudden. Expect their trademark blend of layered harmonies, melodic grooves and pulsing rhythms to brighten up your Thursday evening in style. In the meantime, check out their responses to the soon-to-be-legendary BAMM’S Five Questions

1. What was the worst band name you considered using before settling on AllofaSudden?

Tyler (guitars, vocals): The Same Difference.

2. Name a band (other than your own) people need to check out immediately.

Tyler: The Mother Hips.
Arthur (drums): Led Zeppelin. Have you heard of them? They are great!

3. What’s the strangest place the band has played a show?

Tyler: The middle of Taraval Street (at SF Streets).
Arthur: Jarron’s Living Room.

4. If you could be any musician for one performance only (living or dead), who would it be, where would you perform, and why?

Tyler: Axl Rose in Montreal after James Hetfield got burned so I could not freak out about the monitors, continue the show, avoid the riot, and save the band.
Arthur: John Cage. I would do 4’33″ at the Maverick Steak House in Stevensville Mt. Those beans are powerful!

5. Name one song you wished you had written.

Tyler: Vernie by Blind Melon.
Arthur: Detroit Flu, Riddle of Steel.

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