Lisa Loeb Interview

Lisa Loeb is just awesome. Period. Not only does she love cats, and not only does she have her own Eyewear Line, but she also is STILL the only artist to ever have a #1 hit (“Stay”) while not signed to a recording contract. That is a feat that will likely never be broken. Dave O recently caught up with Lisa to discuss the good old days, including how she came up with the song “Stay”, how Ethan Hawke helped her land on the “Reality Bites” soundtrack and how the video for “Stay” was done in one take. They also discuss Lisa’s latest addition to Read More …

Jesus Jones Interview

So how in the world did the name “Jesus Jones” come about for a rock band from Britain? What was it like winning MTV’s “Best Newcomer Award” in 1991? And what is the band currently up to? Find out the answers to these questions, plus what the song “Right Here Right Now” is REALLY about, by clicking and listening to Dave O’s recent SKYPE interview with Iain Baker of Jesus Jones, who hit #2 back in 1991. Listen to the interview here!

Boy Krazy Interview

Boy Krazy seemingly became an overnight sensation in 1993 when the single “That’s What Love Can Do” was released in the United States. However, what most people don’t realize is that Boy Krazy had been dropped by their label prior to this and the song had only been worked as a single in the UK. Ruth Ann Roberts of Boy Krazy recently SKYPED with Dave O to tell the bizarre and random story of how and why the group got picked back up by its label and how the song was released in the U.S. Other topics covered include how the group was formed, Ruth Read More …

Brownstone Interview

In 1995, Brownstone was nominated for a Grammy and six Billboard Music Awards for the single “If You Love Me.” Founding member Nicci Gilbert called the show and joined Dave O to talk about being one of the first groups signed to Michael Jackson’s MJJ record label, what it was like working with Michael, her friendship with American Idol Season Three winner Fantasia Barrino, the future of Brownstone and much more.

Culture Beat

Culture Beat was masterminded by the late Torsten Fenslau, who was lost tragically in an automobile accident right at the height of Culture Beat’s success in November of 1993. Fenslau was just 29 years of age at the time, and unfortunately never got the chance to fully comprehend the impact his project would achieve. Culture Beat hit #1 in eleven countries with “Mr. Vain” and won multiple Echo Awards in Germany. Dave O recently caught up with Torsten’s brother Frank, who would take over Culture Beat in November of 1993 and continue to achieve loads of success. Topics discussed include what kind of a man Read More …

Carol Potter Interview

Carol Potter is best recognized for her role as Cindy Walsh on Beverly Hills, 90210, in which she plays the mother of Brandon (Jason Priestley) and Brenda (Shannen Doherty). Besides her work on 90210, Potter has appeared in television series such as Today’s F.B.I., L.A. Law and Sunset Beach. Potter recently joined Dave O to discuss her current career of helping people in the mental health profession, as well as dishing plenty of juice on the old 90210 days – did it ever seem like they were all really a family? How did she get cast? And what was her favorite episode? Find out answers Read More …

B*Witched (Barbarellas)

Over here in America, we were first introduced to B*Witched back in 1998, when they raced up the charts with “C’est La Vie.” Around that same time, B*Witched could be found opening up for Britney Spears, ‘N Sync and 98 Degrees. B*Witched, originaly from Ireland, was largely the work of two twins, Edele & Keavy Lynch, whose older brother Shane is a member of the group Boyzone. Today, Edele & Keavy are still doing music together, and they are now known as “Barbarellas.” Dave O recently SKYPED with Edele to discuss the good old days of B*Witched, including how the group was founded, how they Read More …

Enrique Iglesias Interview

You are probably aware that Enrique Iglesias is the son of Julio, and an international pop star who has sold over 55 million records worldwide. Iglesias’ breakthrough hit in the United States came during 1999 in the form of “Bailamos” and since then, Enrique has enjoyed five Billboard Hot 100 top five singles and a record ten number one hits on Billboard’s Dance charts. What you may not know about Iglesias is how his music career got started while at the University of Miami, much to the complete shock of his parents. Hear more about that in this candid interview with Dave O, as well Read More …

Toad the Wet Sprocket Interview

Toad The Wet Sprocket have had eight different songs appear on various Billboard music charts, including six on the Billboard Hot 100 pop charts. Dave O was recently joined by Dean Dinning from the group, with topics ranging from how the name Toad The Wet Sprocket came about, to what it was like appearing on so many successful soundtracks.

Portrait Interview

Portrait gained fame in 1992 with the songs “Honey Dip” and “Here We Go Again.” Led by Michael Angelo Saulsberry, the Los Angeles formed group had a very unique sound that created fans all over the globe, especially in Asia. Dave O recently SKYPED with Saulsberry to discuss the formation of Portrait, what it was like being on an episode of Family Matters, working with famous actresses in videos and much, much more, including a frank discussion of how Portrait was largely doomed from the start.