Eric Sarafin is Mixerman

This week we spoke to music producer and author Eric “Mixerman” Sarafin. Relocated from California, Eric tells us about the music industry, producing BJ Leiderman’s upcoming album, what it was like writing as the mysterious “Mixerman” to satirize life as a producer, and how he adjusted to life in Asheville. Eric has worked with musicians […]

The ZuZu Welsh Band

Eighteen months ago Zuzu Welsh made a change and started his own band. He has been on a whirlwind tour of WNC ever since. With two CD’s out and a third almost ready we’re grateful he made some time to talk to us. The Zuzu Welsh Band is comprised of Dana Koone on drums, percussion […]

Creating affordable art with local artist Andy Herod

Nathan sits down with local artist Andy Herod for the 76th episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. They chat about growing up in Oklahoma, how his initial passion of being an artist took a back seat to a pretty prolific rock career for a decade, why his focus as an artist has been on pumping out a lot of […]

Introvert to baring her soul on stage, Amanda Anne Platt of The Honeycutters on Finding Asheville

An introverted lead vocalist?   Nathan sits down with Amanda Anne Platt of The Honeycutters for the 55th episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. They chat about growing up in a small town in New York, why a banjo in a store front in college was the start to her musical career, what it ultimately […]

Finding America on Finding Asheville with Justin Ferraby of the Orange Peel & Dig Festival

Finding America on Finding Asheville?   Nathan sits down with Justin Ferraby, operations manager at The Orange Peel and Dig Festival organizer for the 48th episode of Finding Asheville. They chat about growing up in the UK, why perhaps you should spend more than $40 on a bottle of wine, how he risked everything to […]

Stung by passion with Erika Jane of Red Honey

Stung by passion?   Nathan sits down with Erika Jane of Red Honey for the 46th episode of the Finding Asheville podcast. We chat about growing up in Vail, Colorado, what is was like to grow up with parents that switched careers often, what inspired her to pick up a guitar in the first place, whether […]