Kristen Lawrence

ORGAN/HALLOWEEN

Kristen Lawrence is a very interesting Linescratchers interviewee. Not only is she an accomplished organist and composer, her spooky, complex yet accessible music is centered around Halloween. With October fast approaching, Kristen’s interview kicks off the music of the season perfectly. The air seems crisper after reading it. She splits her time between Salt Lake City and Southern California, and lists what is, for this interviewer, a wonderfully diverse web of influences. Kristen talks about growing up in a musical family, her ideas about the pathos of music itself, the Halloween season, and Danny Elfman. For a sampling of her music, check out www.kristenlawrence.com and look up “Ghost of John,” a swirling musical journey fit for headphones or a reverberating cathedral.

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Kristen Lawrence

Ian Fowles

PUNK/HARDCORE/SKA

This time, our Linescratchers interviewee needs little introduction. Ian Fowles is best known by the many bands he plays in and has played in, among these are Death By Stereo, Sense Field, Further Seems Forever, Hunter Revenge, and, more recently, The Aquabats! Ian is a quite articulate, thoughtful musician with an impressive resume, and it is our pleasure to present our latest Linescratchers interview with him. He talks about life on the road, his LDS faith, and The Aquabats!

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Roxy Rawson

ACOUSTIC/VIOLIN/FOLK

Roxy Rawson’s music will strike you immediately as music like you’ve never heard before (in a good way). Her songs are delightfully eccentric, with jumping melody lines, colorful lyrics, and unorthodox rhythms. These kinds of musical isolates are rare these days. Try the song “Riddle It” on for size. Roxy agreed to be interviewed for Linescratchers and now adds an amazing amount of color to the blog.

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Roxy Rawson