Clay Summers

Sometimes you go to a show and you can tell that the band playing is having a good time. Clay Summers goes beyond that. You can tell that he loves to be up on stage and he wants to play music for you.

Clay started playing the guitar when he was nine and played in many bands throughout his high school career.  It wasn’t until he left high school that he dedicated himself to his solo career.  Since then he has recorded a CD in Logan and has played in many venues in Utah and Rexburg. Continue reading “Clay Summers”

Clay Summers

Preston Pugmire

Linescratchers welcomes Joseph Mecham, web designer, guitarist, singer and songwriter to the fold. Joseph has been working on graphic design behind the scenes at Linescratchers but this is his first published interview. – Syphax

I can’t express in words how excited I was to interview Preston Pugmire, so I’ll just do some hardcore punch-dancing while watching Footloose, that should suffice. Bring it on Kevin Bacon… Anyway, I’ve known Preston Pugmire for a number of years now. We used to be comrades in the Rexburg Idaho music scene. (Which was jaw-dropping incredible for a town of 30,000). Preston actually sang guest vocals on a past recording of mine. He’s an incredibly outgoing guy and his music career is only going to escalate until he has claimed title of Grand Emperor of Pop (since King of Pop and Prince of Pop have been claimed by Micheal Jackson and Justin Timberlake, respectively). Bottom line… make sure to keep an eye on Preston Pugmire.

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Preston Pugmire

The Awful Truth

the-awful-truth1INDIE/ACOUSTIC

Brent Colbert is The Awful Truth. Or rather, Brent Colbert knows The Awful Truth, because it’s him. I had the pleasure of interviewing Brent about his Indie project, which will sound both familiar and dissonant to the average Indie rocker. Brent currently hails from Salt Lake City, though Linescratchers first came into contact with him through Rexburg connections, where he spent some time at BYU-I. You will soon be able to purchase his upcoming album, Object Permanence, on iTunes, though in the meantime you can hear his songs at his Myspace or on The Hills.

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The Awful Truth

Nick and Shane Barnwell

Nick and Shane BarnwellACOUSTIC/FOLK

For those of you who are interested in seeing Nick and Shane Barnwell perform, well, you might have to wait a bit. Nick will be in Chile till October 2010, serving a mission. Before he left, however, Nick and his brother, from Bozeman, Montana, wrote music together. Shane recently contacted Linescratchers, sending several of his laid-back, organic tunes, and this was the result of the ensuing interview. You may have already heard them, they were featured in our last (July 4th) podcast.

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Nick and Shane Barnwell

Sunshine Brady and the Moonlight Lady

Sunshine Brady and the Moonlight Lady POP/CLASSIC

When you hear your first tracks of Sunshine Brady and the Moonlight Lady, you will be struck by its classic uniqueness, and yet it has a familiar ring, like the telephone at your grandmother’s house, or the crackle of a vinyl record. Most of all, these kids will make you smile. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Ryan and Becca about their music. They haven’t quite made an internet presence but they have a facebook group and you can find them on SellABand.com.

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Sunshine Brady and the Moonlight Lady