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Killer Ponytail interview The Icarus Line

Posted June 25, 2013 by admin

Joe Cardamone gave an interview to ‘Killer Ponytail’ recently. Among other things, he talks about The Icarus Line’s forthcoming new album – Slave Vows – and how the band’s uncompromising punk sound sits alongside more traditional white rock and indie, where the majority of contemporary “rock ‘n’ roll” music is made by “privileged little brats”. […]

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Trebuchet Magazine has an article penned by Joe Cardamone on Giant Drag.

Posted April 25, 2013 by admin

Trebuchet Magazine recently posted an article on Giant Drag that was written by Joe Cardamone. There is also a mini interview of him. Read it here.

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ICARUS LINE INTERVIEW (2008) – DAY AFTER SHOW @ ‘OLD BLUE LAST’ (part 2)

Posted March 4, 2013 by admin

Apologies for any delays to the site, and apologies again for publishing the following interview – which was originally conducted in 2008 with ex-members Jason DeCorse and James Striff, alongside present member Alvin DeGuzman, on the morning after The Icarus Line played at The Old Blue Last (London). Due to the length of the interview, […]

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ICARUS LINE INTERVIEW (2008) – DAY AFTER SHOW @ ‘OLD BLUE LAST’ (part 1)

Posted March 4, 2013 by admin

Apologies for any delays to the site, and apologies again for publishing the following interview – which was originally conducted in 2008 with ex-members Jason DeCorse and James Striff, alongside present member Alvin DeGuzman, on the morning after The Icarus Line played at The Old Blue Last (London). Due to the length of the interview, […]

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Interview with Alvin DeGuzman

Posted April 17, 2012 by admin

Imagine my surprise on attending The Icarus Line’s concert at Buffalo Bar (London) and seeing Alvin DeGuzman – one of the original members of the band and whose absence from the ranks only served to remind me of how difficult it can be to maintain any semblance of congruence when it comes to interpersonal relationships. […]

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New Internet Tidbits

Posted March 22, 2012 by admin

What does it take to survive the music business today? Well, Joe Cardamone of The Icarus Line gives a candid and extremely frank interview on the potential hardships which musicians suffer in the age of digital distribution and the internet. Aside from him talking about how ‘Touch and Go’ went out of business last year […]

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Loose lips sink ships / So let’s just be friends

Posted February 10, 2012 by admin

Stevie Chick has a really interesting feature up on his site. It’s a reprint of a really old article he was involved in whilst being associated with the legendary (yet short-lived) ‘Loose Lips Sink Ships’ magazine. Read it here, and then tell all your friends. It was a tense show, unforgettable, perhaps the most fearsome […]

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Interview with Joe from The Icarus Line @ Catch 22

Posted November 5, 2011 by admin

It must be said that The Icarus Line were really tired by the time they rolled into London for what was to be their final UK show. And although Joe Cardamone was more tired than most, he was still courteous enough to grant me this quick interview with him. I am sorry for the delay […]

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A Musician Vs. The Music Industry: A Conversation

Posted September 16, 2011 by admin

Here is a recent interview of The Quietus interviewing Joe Cardamone via email. In it, Joe talks about the perils of being a musician in the contemporary music industry, and the pitfalls and hardships that a typical musician has to endure. Joe Cardamone: No one knows how fucking heartbreaking it is to see my best […]

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New Album, New Split, What Next?

Posted April 14, 2011 by admin

It’s been a while since I’ve interviewed The Icarus Line camp, or heard any news about the band recently. Luckily, I was able to pin Joe down and talk to him about what he’s been up to, and what The Icarus Line intend to do for the remainder of the year. It is worth noting […]

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