Rosemary was honored recently to step in as guest-interviewer for the UK / US music website Louder Than War, and speak with with musician and engineer, the remarkable Stephen Linsely. An RIAA gold and platinum award-winner for album production, Stephen has worked with Doom, Public Enemy, Michael Lockwood, and many more. But he is probably best known as the powerhouse bassist of the groundbreaking musical group, The Jim Carroll Band.
In part one of this informative interview, Stephen talks candidly about recording methods and his newest project, his time in The Jim Carroll Band, his friendship with Jim, and the drugs that plagued the music scene during his performing years:
In the second interview segment, Stephen discusses inspiration, the experience of being a founding member in a band fronted by his dear friend and mentor, the residual effects of the touring and recording mindset, and life after rock and roll: