Monthly Archives: December 2012

Further AV Club Contributions from 2012: The Non-Random-Roles Interviews

I know it may sometimes seem like it, but the interviews I do for the Onion AV Club aren’t always Random Roles…although I have been accused of performing stealth Random Roles interviews even on the occasions when I’m not using … Continue reading

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Waxing Poetics: The Oral History

I wouldn’t dare offend my numerous friends in the Hampton Roads musicians community by suggesting that any one band was or is more popular than another, but I at least feel comfortable saying that Waxing Poetics were the first local … Continue reading

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Circumstances Beyond My Control: Unfinished Random Roles Business

As you’ve seen in the trio of Random Roles Rewind pieces I’ve posted over the course of the past few weeks, 2012 was a very good year for me when it came to working within my favorite of the Onion … Continue reading

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Random Roles Rewind 2012 – Pt. 3

If you’ve seen Part 1 and Part 2 of my look back at my various Random Roles interviews for the Onion AV Club this year, then this third chapter in the saga will come as no surprise, even if it’s … Continue reading

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Random Roles Rewind 2012 – Pt. 2

A few days ago, I offered up the first part of my look back at the Random Roles interviews I’ve done for the Onion AV Club this year, and rather than leaving you hanging for too long, I figured I’d … Continue reading

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Random Roles Rewind 2012 – Pt. 1

Not everyone gets a chance at a dream gig, and those that do are rarely fortunate enough to take that gig and feel like they’ve made the most of it, but if I might be allowed a rare moment of … Continue reading

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Interview: Paul Buchanan, late of The Blue Nile

Sometimes you see a chance and take it. In this case, I couldn’t resist reaching out to see if I might be able to score an interview with Paul Buchanan, the former lead singer of The Blue Nile who’s finally … Continue reading

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