Take 5 with Charlie Hall

By Alyssa Bjornstad Charlie Hall is a man on a journey. His latest record, The Bright Sadness, (sixstepsrecords) is a testimony of not only where he has been but where he is going. We appreciate Charlie’s willingness to graciously take time out of his busy touring schedule for this “Take 5.” The title of yourContinue reading “Take 5 with Charlie Hall”

Take 5 with Building 429’s Jason Roy

By Alyssa Bjornstad It all started with three young men, a computer, and Google, a popular Internet search engine.  Looking for venues on the eastern seaboard, lead vocalist and guitarist Jason Roy along with drummer Michael Anderson and guitarist/keyboard player Jesse Garcia got a thousand no’s for every yes.  Still the band ended up playingContinue reading “Take 5 with Building 429’s Jason Roy”

Take 5 with Brian McLaren

Because artists, authors, and other exciting individuals don’t always have time for interviews, Backseat Writer is introducing a new feature called “Take 5”. This concept is simple—we e-mail five questions to a band, artist, author, astronaut, whoever, which should only take about five minutes to answer. It’s a great way to keep tabs on someContinue reading “Take 5 with Brian McLaren”