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Show #003: Extra Blue Kind

By: Darrin Snider (darrin at indyintune dot com)
Sunday, April 30, 2006 5:00:00 PM

    

I think I'm going to make a concerted effort to stop apologizing for all these technical issues -- particularly those beyond my control. So here goes: this week's interview -- Opulent Records' artist Extra Blue Kind -- was brought to you at great personal risk and grief by the staff at the Indy In-Tune podcast. Well, I say "staff" but really it's Dennis "Doc" Reeves and myself. This time we've braved tornados, golfball-sized hail, and severe thunderstorms; we've suffered through two set ups before finding the only spot in the venue quiet enough to conduct an interview; and we've struggled for hours to edit out coughing, doors slamming, freezers and fluorescent lights buzzing, turntables blaring, people screaming, and a complete disaster of a soundcheck -- featuring feedback, fuzzing mics, amp pops, and all manner of dropped items -- going off in the background.

See, I'm not apologizing for that. Deal with it. Hmph!

Fortunately the music stands by itself. Extra Blue Kind skirt uncharted areas of pop, indie, and alternative music to bring you a fresh approach, unique style, and accessible sound that is sure to take them far in the music industry. We were fortunate to catch them right before a hometown performance at the Nuvo Amped show in the middle of their successful nation-wide tour in support of their new album "The Tide and the Undertow."

We also talk a little about the DMCA 2006 bill soon to be introduced in congress, poke a little fun at the RIAA (but who doesn't really?), and speculate a bit about what might be in store in the upcoming release of Windows Media Player 11.

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Extra Blue Kind: The Tide and the Undertow
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