Vengaboys Interview

When it comes to late 90’s party music, Vengaboys have the market cornered, thanks to bangers like “We Like To Party” and “Boom, Boom, Boom, Boom!” Vengaboys, which consist of Robin, Kim, Denise and Donny, were originally formed in Amsterdam and still call it home (when they aren’t traveling doing shows)! Dave O recently had the pleasure of SKYPE’ing with Robin, who was full of amazing stories, from how the group came together, to working with Perez Hilton, to touring the U.S., to talking about the new single (“Hot Hot Hot”). Definitely an interview that makes it easy to see why Vengaboys are adored by Read More …

Diana King Interview

Diana King’s story is one of the most amazing ones you’ll ever hear, whether it be from artist or not. The Jamaican born King, who first hit fame with the song “Shy Guy” in 1995, had an unbelievable journey to the music industry in the first place. Hear more about that unreal story in this candid and inspirational interview that talks about King being diagnosed and overcoming MS, working with the Notorious B.I.G., her new album and much, much more! A must listen for ANY ONE!!!

Mr. Big Interview

The song “To Be With You” hit #1 in 15 countries back in 1991 for Los Angeles based rock band Mr. Big. The group then used that success to build a successful career that spanned the remainder of the 1990’s, before a bitter break up ended things in 2002. However, as of late 2009, the group is back together and making new music, as well as touring the world. Dave O recently SKYPED with Eric Martin of Mr. Big to find out how he came up with “To Be With You,” what the band breakup was like and if he ever thought they’d get back Read More …

Color Me Badd Interview

Color Me Badd originally consisted of Bryan Abrams, Kevin Thornton, Mark Calderon and Sam Watters. The group was “born” during high school in Oklahoma City and soon after, saw an insane amount of success with singles like “I Wanna Sex You Up,” “I Adore Mi Amor” and “All 4 Love.” In addition, the boys achieved much fame for their appearance at “The Peach Pit” on the television show Beverly Hills 90210. Bryan Abrams recently joined Dave O to talk about the good old days of Color Me Badd, including how a chance encounter with Bon Jovi at a movie theatre changed everything, how a horse Read More …

Alice DeeJay Interview

Alice Deejay became famous in 1999 with the release of the song “Better Off Alone,” which to this day, gets lots of airplay around the world. The group was formed in Amsterdam and followed up “Better Off Alone” with the single “Back In My Life.” Unfortunately for fans of Alice Deejay’s infectiously catchy sounds, the group would only release one album, “Who Needs Guitars Anyway?,” before breaking up in 2002. Dave O recently caught up with Judith Pronk of Alice Deejay to discuss not only the good old days and why Alice Deejay disbanded, but also her exciting new clothing line, her days in makeup Read More …

Gin Blossoms Interview

If you asked a music fan to name the best rock groups of the ’90’s, there’s a good chance you’d hear “Gin Blossoms” muttered within the first few words. For several years, it seemed as though the Arizona formed band had a new hit every week, from “Hey Jealousy” to “Found Out About You” to “Follow You Down” to “Allison Road.” Dave O recently SKYPED with Jesse from the Gin Blossoms to discuss the bands formation, the tragic loss of Doug Hopkins, the meaning of many songs and the new album that the band has out, in addition to Jesse’s second solo record. ***NOTE*** A Read More …

Tony! Toni! Tone! Interview

Tony! Toni! Tone!… For starters… where in the heck did the Bay area group come up with that name? And were they really as cool, funny and generally bad ass as they seemed? Dave O found out the answer to these questions (by the way, they ARE bad ass and HILARIOUS) and many more from recently catching up with D’Wayne Wiggins from Tony! Toni! Tone! via SKYPE. Besides talking about the old days of “If I Had No Loot,” “Anniversary,” “It Feels Good” and “Lay Your Head On My Pillow,” Dave O and D’Wayne also discussed “The House of Music,” which is D’Wayne’s recording studio. Read More …

Jennifer Paige Interview

Back in 1998, a true “southern belle” hit the top of the pop charts all across the world, when “Crush” from Jennifer Paige was released. In the United States, the song hit #3 on the charts, but around the globe, it was #1 in four countries. Since then, Jennifer Paige has released several more albums (all of which are great, by the way) and worked with a number of other artists, including Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys, on the single, “Beautiful Lie.” Paige recently SKYPED with Dave O to discuss her early childhood obsession with the Atlanta Braves, how she got into music, the Read More …

Londonbeat Interview

Londonbeat exploded onto the United States pop scene in 1991 with the smash hit “I’ve Been Thinking About You,” a song that spent 14 weeks on the pop charts and made it all the way to number one. After much work, Dave O recently found Londonbeat lead singer Jimmy Helms, who was delighted to make a connection and talk about the formation of Londonbeat, what he remembers about the moment he found out the group had a number one hit and about the future of Londonbeat.

Barenaked Ladies Interview

The Barenaked Ladies have won multiple Juno and Billboard Music Awards, as well as being nominated for a Grammy. Barenaked Ladies, from the beautiful country of Canada, are best known for their 1990’s hit “One Week,” but have had a stack of other giant hits, too. Dave O recently SKYPED with group co-founder Ed Robertson to talk about Barenaked Ladies both in the mid-90’s, 2012 and everything in between. Listen to the interview here!