Jun 25, 2012
Today's Guest: Archie Powell, lead singer, Archie Powell and The
Mr. Media is recorded live before a studio audience of singer-songwriters still trying to find words that rhyme with orange to finish their grand rock operas… in the NEW new media capital of the world… St. Petersburg, Florida!
That’s all it took to convince me that I wanted Archie Powell of Archie Powell & The Exports as a guest on this show.
It was the video for a song called “Crazy Pills.” I found the
visuals instantly cool and the music matched up perfectly. The band
rocks hard and fast, pouring out a mainstream pop sound with clever
lyrics—you try writing a song that makes the word “Metronome” sound
melodic – and a style that is all their own while reminding us of
everyone from The Romantics in the ‘80s to The Doors in the
ARCHIE POWELL audio excerpt: "What we have going on as a rock band is no different than if we were trying to open our own print shop or bakery. It's the same basic principle. We have an LLC, we pay taxes and we have a company van. Division of labor is very helpful. It allows us to go further, longer."
Archie Powell audio interview with Mr. Media, Bob Andelman, June 13, 2012
You can LISTEN to this interview with ARCHIE POWELL, lead singer of ARCHIE POWELL AND THE EXPORTS, by clicking the audio player above!
The band is just back from a month-long tour of the U.S. and Canada, supporting their new album, Great Ideas in Action, interrupted only by getting robbed, towed, having breakdowns… and bats. Don’t worry—I’ll ask.
Joining me today is Archie Powell, who will be performing two songs live during the show.
Archie Powell and The Exports Website • Facebook • Twitter • YouTube • MySpace • Order Great Ideas in Action from Amazon.com
The Party Authority in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland!
The post It’s our world; Archie Powell & The Exports just rock it! VIDEO appeared first on Mr. Media.