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.

Firehouse Interview

If you ever slow danced in the ’90’s, there’s a great chance one or more of the songs you swayed to were from the band Firehouse. The Charlotte, North Carolina formed band brought us ’90’s hits such as “Don’t Treat Me Bad,” “Love of a Lifetime,” “When I Look Into Your Eyes” and “I Live My Life For You.” Dave O recently SKYPED with Bill Leverty of Firehouse, who told the real story of how the band chose its name, his thoughts on the remarkable success of Firehouse in Southeast Asia and discussed the new Firehouse album!

Sister Hazel Interview

Sister Hazel was formed in Gainesville, Florida and took its name from one of the neatest women you’ll ever hear about. The band still calls Gainesville home and often times even records at a local Best Western. Yes, a Best Western! Listen to Sister Hazel lead singer Ken Block make a connection with Dave O via SKYPE, as he talks about these facts and some of the bands giant hits, such as “All For You” and “Happy.” Listen to the interview here!  

Hi-Five Interview

Hi-Five burst upon the R&B scene in the spring of 1991 with the release of “I Like The Way (The Kissing Game).” By late 1992, the group had achieved three Top 10 singles and quickly became known as a core sound of 1990’s R&B. Dave O recently caught up with Marcus Sanders of Hi-Five, who talked about the life of lead singer Tony Thompson, who was tragically killed too soon, his favorite memories of Hi-Five and a possible Hi-Five book release, among other things.

Blessid Union Of Souls Interview

It was 1995 when Blessid Union of Souls released one of the best albums of the entire ’90’s in “Home.” The album featured not only the giant hit “I Believe,” but also songs like “Let Me Be The One” and “Oh Virginia.” The Ohio based group would go on to release songs like “I Wanna Be There,” “Light In Your Eyes,” “Hey Leonardo” and “Standing At The Edge of the Earth” throughout the remainder of the 90’s, and the group is still together today with a new album and new sound. In fact, Blessid Union of Souls has gone “Contemporary Christian” and the music is Read More …

Third Eye Blind Interview

Dave O recently had Stephan Jenkins of Third Eye Blind on the show to discuss literally everything, from the rock star lifestyle to setting busses on fire, from being in “Rock Star” with Mark Wahlberg to Dave O’s girlfriend wanting to sleep with Stephan after a show. A very fascinating and candid conversation with one of the more eclectic and mysterious characters in music who founded Third Eye Blind. Listen to the interview here!

Shawn Mullins Interview

If you loved the 1998 song “Lullaby” by Shawn Mullins, this interview is a MUST LISTEN TO, as Shawn describes in vivid detail the night he wrote the #1 song and how it came about in the recent SKYPE interview he did with Dave O. Other topics discussed include Shawn’s new album, recording at his rustic Georgia cabin and his close friendship with both the Indigo Girls and Zac Brown Band. Listen to the interview here!

Presidents Of The United States Of America Interview

Most diehard music fans are aware that the Presidents of the United States of America were nominated for two Grammy Awards “back in the day,” due largely to huge hits like “Lump,” “Peaches” and “Kitty.” However, that’s only the tip of the iceberg for the Seattle based band, which was formed in 1993 by Chris Ballew and company. Dave O recently spoke at length with Chris about what it was like knowing and living with Beck prior to the P-USA blew up, as well as how the band came up with its name, politics, song meanings and Chris’ new project, Caspar Babypants, which is music Read More …

Soul For Real Interview

The Dalyrimple brothers (Jason, Andre, Christopher and Brian) grew up singing in the church but by 1995, the entire world would get to hear the gift of their voices with the release of the album “Candy Rain.” That debut record put out the smash hits “Candy Rain” and “Every Little Thing I Do” and began a career in R&B that is still very much alive today. Dave O recently spoke with all four brothers about how they got their “break,” their friendship with Heavy D, new projects and much, much more!

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 …