Author Archives: Aaron

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Tom Watt – Wolf People

Here it is, my last interview from Pickathon 2015. Saving one of the best for last, I spoke with Tom Watt of Wolf People, who went through some trials and tribulations to get to the […]

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Evan Burrows – Wand

So I’m here with… Evan Burrows from Wand, and this weekend I’ve been playing with Ty Segall in his band. And we’re going to talk about drums. First question, how long have you been playing […]

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Garrett Goddard – King Tuff, Girls

So I’m here with… Garret From King Tuff. And we’re going to talk about drums. Even though before this, you said that you knew nothing about drums. Why did you say that? I was exaggerating […]

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Erik Jimenez – Meatbodies, Together PANGEA

Friday night at Pickathon 2015 was a barnburner, literally, as Meatbodies destroyed the Galaxy Barn with a raucous display of pure rock and roll. I caught up with their drummer, Erik Jimenez, later on that […]

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Jayson Gerycz – Cloud Nothings

So I’m here with… Jayson. From… Cloud Nothings and Total Babes. And we’re going to talk about drums. First question, how long have you been playing drums? Let’s think here. I’d say about 13 years. […]

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Kashikura Takashi – Toe

On July 5th, 2015, I got to see one of my favorite post-rock bands, Toe, live in Portland. The band’s drummer, Kashikura Takashi, has been an inspiration to me since a friend introduced me to […]

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Ryan Northop – Holy Grove, Sons of Huns

Continuing my game of catch-up, here is another interview from PDX Pop Now! 2015, with Ryan Northrop of Sons of Huns and Holy Grove. So I’m here with… Ryan Northrop. And you play in Sons […]

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Kristin Leonard – The Shivas

  After taking so long to get my interviews from 2014 up, I’m going to try to get through 2015 (and 16) in a more timely fashion. Here is the first interview of 2015 that […]

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Katherine Paul – Genders

Finishing up my drummer interviews from 2014, the last one of the year was with a drummer in Portland that I’ve appreciated for quite a while, Katherine Paul of Genders and Black Belt Eagle Scout. […]

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Stella Mozgawa – Warpaint

Here it is: the last drummer interview from Pickathon 2014. After 2 years and 2 months, I have finally transcribed all of the interviews I conducted there. This specific interview was also my ending to […]

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