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The Man Who Carried Cash – Author Julie Chadwick Discusses Creation Process Behind Her Unique Narrative

Back in May, Canadian author Julie Chadwick published The Man Who Carried Cash: Saul Holiff, Johnny Cash, and the Making of An American Icon. Having obtained personal material from Saul’s son, Jonathan, Chadwick constructs a poignant account of the cycle-strewn—but wholly enduring—relationship between country superstar Johnny Cash, and Saul Holiff, …

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Interview with Andrew Shapiro – “The only way to impress other people is to impress yourself first.”

New York City’s Andrew Shapiro is a unique musical breed: classically trained with a knack for self-taught spontaneity. Large-scale publications, namely the New Yorker and ABC News, were quick to catch onto his artistic sensibilities. To date, the Brooklyn-based singer/composer has released six full-length albums and three EPs. As a …

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Interview with Mark Gemini Thwaite: “Working on Volumes, it certainly opened my eyes in that you don’t necessarily need to worry about a style.”

In the late 70s, a teenaged Mark Gemini Thwaite immersed himself into England’s two era-defining musical realms: heavy metal and punk rock—the latter of which peaked in popularity. But come the early to mid 80s, Thwaite, by then a prominent multi-genre guitarist, catalyzed a career overseeing the very best of …

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