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Category: Interviews

Tune-In Tuesdays #87: Blue Stragglers Vocalist Lee Martin on Their Self-Titled EP

Blasting authenticity and expressivity, the “fuzzed up grooved up” Sussex-based alt-rock band Blue Stragglers have rocked listeners with their latest record, a self-titled EP designed to capture how the band performs live.

Recently, we spoke to Blue Stragglers vocalist and guitarist Lee Martin for a casual discussion about their five-track EP. We also bonded over conspiracy theories, gigging, the beauty and universality of musical expression, and much more.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #84: Greysha on “Life Goes Fluently”

As passionate as she is personable, UK-based singer-songwriter Greysha captivates listeners as she explores her own emotions throughout the stories in her music.

Recently, we spoke with Greysha via Zoom to learn more about her latest single, “Life Goes Fluently.” We also discussed her musical roots and upcoming projects.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #83: Cat Dail on “Red Pill”

With a demeanor as warm as midwestern summer sunshine and a heart of gold, NYC-based indie singer-songwriter Cat Dail amplifies awareness surrounding misogyny and race in her lustrous, jazzy new single, “Red Pill.”

Recently, we spoke to Dail via telephone to learn more about the single and the movie it’s made for. We also discussed the importance of women producers in the music industry, among other timely topics.

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AI Joins the Fight Against COVID-19

Last week, the National Institutes of Health announced that AI technology is underway to aid physicians across the United States in the global war against COVID-19.

Recently, we spoke to NIBIB/NIH Director of Research Sciences Krishna Kandarpa, M.D., P.h.D. via email to learn more about the development of this technology and how it could impact the future of radiology.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #82: PHNTMS Guitarist on Their Latest Single, “Honesty”

Having played with the likes of Kings of Leon and The 1975, local rock band PHNTMS is loud and proud of their sound — and their unique flare is especially apparent in their latest track, “Honesty.”

Recently, we spoke to PHNTMS guitarist Adam Jessamine to learn more about “Honesty,” the band’s core values, and their upcoming EP.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #81: Josie Proto on Her Chart-Topping Debut and TikTok Success

UK’s very own vibrant singer-songwriter Josie Proto has empowered listeners with her debut EP, “PUB SONGS: Volume 1,” which made its way to #1 on the pop charts.

Recently, we spoke with Proto via Zoom to learn more about the EP, her unexpected success on TikTok, and to learn what her plans are next.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #80: Waiting For Smith on “Lines of Love” and Having “Yoga For Breakfast”

London-based singer-songwriter Harry Lloyd — more commonly known as Waiting For Smith — is here to help listeners see the light amidst even the most trying times.

Following the release of Waiting For Smith’s radiant single “Lines of Love,” we spoke to Lloyd via telephone to learn the track.

In the process, we ended up bonding over our shared experiences with health difficulties. We also shared a few laughs during our grounding, casual conversation.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #79: Brand New on “Be High”

Down to earth with a smile you can hear through the phone, California-based hip-hop artist Brand New (Brandon Moss) is here to spread insight and inspire others with his truth.

Following the release of his single “Be High,” which touches upon the chaos of the pandemic and social injustices this year, we spoke to Moss via telephone to dive deeper into the single.

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Tune-In Tuesdays #78: Midnight Ambassador Reflects on Latest Single, “Mirror”

London-based indie-pop project Midnight Ambassador continues to spread powerful, positive messages — even through their latest release, “Mirror,” which the Midnight Ambassador himself described as a “poem of self-hatred.”

Recently, we spoke to André Graca via telephone for an introspective interview about his start in music and how he has grown as an artist.

Graca was incredibly open and personable as we reflected on “Mirror” and the darker side of self care.

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