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AUDIO INTERVIEW: The Explorers Club

Pop group The Explorers Club are coming to Asheville North Carolina’s GREY EAGLE on Friday, September 30 [rescheduled date / new location] Saturday, October 7 at New Belgium Brewing. Ahead of the group’s first tour in several years, I spoke with band leader Jason Brewer. Here’s our conversation.   And here are links to additional

30 Days Out, September 2022 #2: Cheeksters, The Explorers Club, GA-20, Stereolab

I’ve interviewed three of the four acts spotlighted in this roundup of live music. But I’d recommend them all regardless. Artist: The Cheeksters Venue: The Grey Eagle Date: Saturday, Sep. 17, 6 p.m. Door: $12 This Asheville-based band is always a delight. Their albums are filled with original songs sporting ‘Small Faces meets David Bowie’

Explorers Club Refine Their Strategy for Third Album

This is the second of my two recent features on Explorers Club. Hey kids: collect ’em all! — bk Jason Brewer, leader and songwriter of Explorers Club, explains the challenges of making music by way of a musical reference: “Have you heard that old soul song ‘Love is Like a Baseball Game’ by the Intruders?”

On Third Album, Explorers Club Gets it ‘Together’

Recently I interviewed Explorers Club’s Jason Brewer for a pair of features, one in Atlanta’s Creatve Loafing and the other in Athens GA’s Flagpole. While both interviews focused on the group’s new album Together, I covered it from different angles in each feature. Here’s the first of the two interview features. — bk When Explorers

This Won’t Be a Waste of Your Time

It’s exceedingly rare for me to (a) post content here more than once a business day and/or (b) provide a stream to music. That’s simply not how I operate. But rules are made to be broken, and here’s a delightfully good reason to do so. The new single from Charleston SC* – based pop group