This has been a whirlwind week. Three live shows bracketing two all day meetings at my day job. Yes...I was exhausted, but I would do it again in a heartbeat. I started off on Wednesday by going to see my favorite punk/pop family band The Dollyrots at Kung Fu Necktie in Philadelphia. Loud - Fast - … Continue reading For the Record (Store)
by Gidget Bates Last night I couldn’t get to sleep. Not at all. Anxiety like crazy. mixture of air. so, this morning all I wanted to do was go back to bed after putting my kid on the bus for school. I sat in bed with my phone and read the news. I was devastated. … Continue reading He Fell On Black Days. RIP Chris Cornell
I was lucky enough to be squeezed into a day long press junket with Brian Ray, who is promoting his new record, "CRASH BOOM BANG!" with his band The Bayonets. Frankly, I was a little nervous. I mean this is the guy that's been standing on stage next to Sir Paul McCartney for the last … Continue reading A Little Something On The Side
That isn't a question easily answered....They are a rock band...They are from Australia. Their independent record "Ladies and Gentlemen: The Caballeros" will kick your ass and have you coming back for more. Tune in at 7PM eastern for an interview with their charismatic frontman Jake England direct from his home in Perth, Australia. He'll talk … Continue reading Who the Hell are The Caballeros?
When I was a kid growing up in Fremont, California it was not the huge town it is today. South Fremont, Warm Springs was separated by miles from the rest of Fremont and there was very little to do other than ride bikes play in the park, play on the freeway (not joking) and … Continue reading Gidget Goes to Guardians
1. Do you enjoy interviews best when they are in person, such as at a radio station or ? I don't mind doing phoners or on line interviews. For twenty years on tour I was used to a full day of promo stuff, an in store performance then a gig all in the same … Continue reading Pacify Your Soul with Jody Porter
I got the opportunity to submit a written interview with Hillary Burton this week. She and her band were busy in the studio, and this was a great way to fit this into their busy schedule. With their new record CRUSHED out next week, and the first single "Messy Love" already creating a buzz, this band is sure … Continue reading 9 Questions for Hillary Burton and honeychain