Liza on stage! (Photo from Bob Doron's Flickr)
"What was the first song you remember dancing to?" Liza's answer, Madonna's "True Blue," came without a moment of hesitation: Oh Madonna. How you shaped our imaginations.
Richard in Isaac Newton Is Our DJ! (Photo from Richard's Facebook)
A young and raw performer, Richard expresses his passions to "From A Distance" by Nanci Griffith: Even on the way to the studio, the Hinterlands were incredibly entertaining. I'm a sucker for mouth-guitar sounds: I love the Velvet Underground, especially this album. Thanks Richard, for making a dream come true.
More Isaac Newton Is Our DJ! (from Richard's Facebook)
Sometimes I have long and really interesting interviews and I end up using the silliest parts for the radio. Go figure. Keeping that in mind, the Hinterlands don't just entertain, but they also approach performance in incredibly interesting and thoughtful ways. These out takes are just some examples. The Hinterlands spend a good chunk of time in intensive training. And what do they mean by training? Here's an example: Here's another example of how the Hinterlands approach performance — unsure of exactly how it would turn out, Liza attempted to crowd surf at a recent performance: Richard and Liza on how they incorporate the idea of "community" into their performances:
You really need to meet and see The Hinterlands perform… and your opportunity is now! Or at least coming soon! You can see them tomorrow and the following Thursday in Isaac Newton Is Our DJ at Moct. Follow this link for more details.
The wonderful Hinterlands in character! (From Facebook)