#Life On The Road

Doll Skin Talk Megadeth, Headlining Tours and The Year Ahead

 2017 played out to be a breakthrough year for Arizona pop-punk rockers Doll Skin. A headline tour, a slot with Vans Warped Tour, and the release of their first full-length album Manic Pixie Dream Girl were all a trailblazing testament to the fiery rockers’ ambitions. Achieving the perfect mix of… Read more

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What’s In The Bag: Matt Sweeney

Matt Sweeney’s run as a musician extends over two decades. He started out as a frontman for New York alt-rockers Chavez, but his knack for and versatility with guitars sees him still producing and collaborating with some of the biggest names today. Endless Boogie and Run the Jewels are just… Read more

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A Day in the Life: Fiona Silver

Fiona Silver's femme-fatale bravado has won her a lot of fans. Her debut album, aptly titled Little Thunder, is a daring fusion of soul, rock and pop that expresses a sense of revitalization; first from herself, and then into her listeners. The young songstress wasn't quite done for the year, going… Read more

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Christopher Williams of Accept Talks FlyBys and Hi-hats

There’s just no stopping Accept. The fiery rockers have decades of experience in recording and touring behind them after the breakthrough success of Balls to the Wall in 1985. The German heavy metal legends look to continue going from strength to strength with each album, and even new band members… Read more

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Dave Powers of MountainCity Talks Love and Personal Identity

Folk, pop, country, and with sprinkles of blue-eyed soul - the resulting mish-mash is an evergreen love story shared through music. MountainCity is a husband and wife duo based in Denver, Colorado. They have refashioned the love song genre, gathering over 8,000 viewers on their weekly streaming sessions. They’ve also… Read more

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The Dives Talk Heroes and a Sold-out O2 Arena

Take a listen to The Dives debut EP Everybody’s Talkin’ and you’ll understand the buzz that’s chased the new four piece rock band out of New York. Contagious riffs and frizzy hooks that are glossed with speaker-shaking production and zippy live performances, the boys have done as well for themselves… Read more

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Dan Bailey, Drummer for Father John Misty Talks Repetition and Stretching

Father John Misty’s third full-length release Pure Comedy has sent Josh Tillman and his band on multiple shows and tours, and why wouldn’t it? The record, a triumphant mish-mash of modern music, existentialism, and humanity, encourages the search for a happy ending through an eviscerating examination of Tillman’s self. Having played… Read more

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Nathan Peck Talks Musician Parents, Proudest Achievements & Push Ups

Nathan Peck’s done all a jazz musician could dream of. He’s a first-call veteran of the New York City jazz scene, flaunting it all on his upright bass, but extends his gift for grooves into the R&B, funk, rock, and hip-hop realms on his electric bass guitar. On the back… Read more

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Ken Goldstein AKA Jack Dempsey Talks Retrospection, Inspiration, and Reinvention

Taking time off recording in a studio in Los Feliz, California, Ken Goldstein chatted with us about his life on the road and his new record, Hello Breakdown. “My first solo acoustic record (Hello Breakdown) is not about a mental breakdown,” Ken explains. “It is about breaking down an old way… Read more

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“I experienced a MONO case miracle” – Steven Weinberg

At MONO we love hearing from our fans! Every now and then though, we hear from someone with such an incredible story which we not only love, but which reminds us why what we do matters. Meet Steven.... Steven plays Brad Whitford in an Aerosmith tribute band. On the 23rd… Read more

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Nick Hosford from The Outer Vibe talks Heroes, Drugs, and Pre-Gig Rituals

We sat down with Nick Hosford, lead guitarist with Nashville indie poster boys, The Outer Vibe, to have a chat about his musical heroes, keeping his fingernails in good condition and his MONO essentials. What was the moment that made you want to be a musician? Mr. Rodgers’ TV show… Read more