The JamBase Podcast: Neighbor’s Richard James

The JamBase Podcast: Neighbor’s Richard James

Get prepared for Into The Sun 2022 by listening to an job interview with Neighbor keyboardist/vocalist Ricky James about the forthcoming celebration and a lot more.

By Group JamBase Aug 23, 2022 9:51 am PDT

A special Into The Sunshine episode of The JamBase Podcast options an job interview with Neighbor keyboardist/vocalist Richard James. JamBase’s Scott Bernstein just lately caught up with Ricky to talk about the 3-working day audio event, the origin of the band and a lot more.

JamBase and Neigbor will existing Into The Sun at Soundcheck Studios in Pembroke, Massachusetts from September 9 – 11. Neighbor will show up alongside with two more acts at all 3 nights. Jennifer Hartswick will also perform each individual evening with The Nth Electric power, Club d’Elf, Natalie Cressman and Ian Faquini and Duochrome rounding out the lineup. Buy Into The Solar 2022 tickets now.

Neighbor will perform in a few distinct configurations at Into The Sun. On Friday, September 9, the quartet will play a Neighbor 9 set. The lineup characteristics James and bandmates guitarist Lyle Brewer, bassist Dan Kelly and drummer Dean Johnston joined by saxophonist Matt Wayne, trombonist Rob Krahn, trumpeter James Cronin as very well as backing vocalists Joanne Cassidy and Renee Dupuis.

Saturday’s Neighbor set will attribute the traditional 4-piece iteration. Then, on Sunday, the band will go “unplugged” for a exceptional acoustic session. Morphine saxophonist Dana Colley will be the group’s distinctive visitor as element of a performance that begins unplugged prior to Neighbor closes the set electric powered.

Richard James caught up with Bernstein by using a movie chat past 7 days. Neighbor experienced just wrapped up a tour that includes stops in new marketplaces for the band, such as Gunnison, Colorado Victor, Idaho and Livingston, Montana. The discussion commenced with Ricky detailing what is in retailer for the Neighbor 9 set at Into The Sunlight. The keyboardist/vocalist talked about his relationship with the horn part and backing vocalists and how much they will provide to Neighbor’s new music.

James then instructed Bernstein about preparations for the “unplugged” portion of Neighbor’s Into The Sun 2022 finale. Ricky famous the band will rework tunes they ordinarily “take out” electricly and “turn them on their head a very little little bit.” Ricky went on to talk about his exhilaration to share the bill with Jennifer Hartswick and hopes for collaborations with the trumpeter/vocalist.

Soon after Ricky detailed Soundcheck Studios’ significant part in Neighbor’s heritage, the co-founding member dove into the group’s origins and his very long friendship with Lyle Brewer. James also mentioned the grassroots vogue in which they’ve crafted their committed fanbase. Neighbor isn’t on Spotify, a circumstance that is likely to adjust soon, but alternatively distribute their audio the aged fashioned way by providing out CDs and generating reside exhibits freely available for download.

The 4-piece has their debut studio album in the performs. James loaded Bernstein in on the status of the LP and discussed how Neighbor went about deciding upon the 12 music they centered on for the report out a repertoire showcasing close to 100 tunes.

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