The US100: Interviews
As well as being a website, podcast, and playlist, the US100 is also a network. Jarek works hard on tapping into this network in order gain unique perspectives on the songs and their related themes, and you can browse his findings here.
Ahead of an exploration of ‘orchestral jazz’ in our first D.C. chapter, Jarek sat down with Greg Harradine to explore the 'blue notes' that defined fellow composer's George Gershwin's most famous number.
Mark Andersen's Positive Force movement was at the heart of Washington, D.C.'s hardcore punk scene's and its conscionable activist ethos, culminating in 'Revolution Summer' in 1985.
Jarek is sadly is unlikely to make this year’s Pete Seeger exhibit at the Woody Guthrie Center, Oklahoma, so instead he spoke to Chief Executive, Deana McCloud, about it.
Jarek is thrilled to talk to Grammy winning musician and music historian Elijah Wald about Dylan, Seeger, and US popular music more broadly.
As we touched upon in tracks 9 to 11, New York City is gentrifying at a rapid pace: Lauren Bowden is a Brooklyn resident who has seen it effects first hand.
08/03: engineer forgets to restart tool; 55m lose power; Gogol Bordello write great song. Two very different experiences for NYC residents and the engineer responsible...
We are hugely excited to have secured an interview with Jill Gibson, former member of The Mamas & the Papas during a tumultuous time for the band.
With Jessi Brattengeier’s infographic portraying hip hop’s holistic evolution, Jarek felt compelled to recruit her as US100 hip hop correspondent.
DMC of Run-D.M.C. recently turned his hand to the world of comic book production. We spoke with a comicattack.net reviewer about Edition #01 of the DMC graphic novel.