Dévah Quartet – 10 ? with Liza McLellan.

The multi-genre Dévah Quartet are a group of classically trained musicians who perform in various ensembles. Not content to merely apply their virtuosity to the classical role, founder Liza McLellan began searching for string arrangements of rock songs she enjoyed. Not finding any to her satisfaction, she began transcribing her own. After finding like minded [...]

Claude Léonetti and the mysterious Léode.

Having stumbled across the French progressive band Lazuli, I found myself recently perusing some of the bands music online. Lazuli released their self-titled debut album in 1999, and in the ensuing twenty years have mastered ethereal, dreamy prog atmospheres. The fact that they sing exclusively in their native French adds to the mystique; an element [...]

10 ? with Dan Menapace of Illogistical Resource Dept.

As varied as music is, we all know that many genres become formulaic over time. While the best bands have a signature sound, many others conform to a degree. This is inevitable as the established bands leave their mark. This is part of what makes a band like Illogistical Resource Department so interesting. Comprised of [...]

10 ? with James Kennedy.

There are versatile musicians, and then there is James Kennedy. As the frontman and songwriter for Kyshera, James has crafted some of the most avant-garde, progressive, alternative rock you have ever heard. More than this, Kyshera weaves its often disjointed patterns into seriously good music. Not one to be anchored to one avenue of approach, [...]