The Avett Brothers — Q&A and MP3
Interview and free title track download from The Avett’s new album at Vanity Fair.
On a recent sold-out night at New York City’s Irving Plaza, the Avett Brothers played to a frenzied, floorboard-stomping crowd—living proof that the boys have come a long way from their modest beginnings in Concord, North Carolina. Night after night, their fans gather to be uplifted by the group’s emotional candor, uncompromising artistic spirit, and Muppet-like intensity. With roots in American folk music and a background in hard rock, the Avett Brothers bring diverse influences together in a sound all their own. This year marks a new milestone for the group: the September 29 release of a new album, I and Love and You, recorded with celebrated producer Rick Rubin. Michelle Ciarrocca and Leonardo DiSanto caught up with Scott and Seth Avett and bass player Bob Crawford to talk about touring, recording, and growing without forgetting your roots. (more…)