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Interview with David Michael Curry Willard Grant Conspiracy - Interview with David Michael Curry

Willard Grant Conspiracy viola player David Michael Curry talks to John Clarkson about its tenth and final album 'Untethered' which was completed after the death of its front man Robert Fisher during its recording.


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Interview Willard Grant Conspiracy - Interview

John Clarkson speaks to Willard Grant Conspiracy front man Robert Fisher and viola player David Michael Curry about their extraordinary new album 'Ghost Republic', which takes a lot of its inspiration from a ghost town in Fisher's native California


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Interview Willard Grant Conspiracy - Interview

At a show in Edinburgh, Robert Fisher from the Willard Grant Conspiracy speaks to John Clarkson about the split reaction to his band's last album, 'Pilgrim Road', and their just released eighth album 'Paper Covers Stone', which features both reworked old songs and also new material


Willard Grant Conspiracy
Interview Willard Grant Conspiracy - Interview

The Willard Grant Conspiracy's latest album, 'Pilgrim Road', has found singer Robert Fisher's collective working with Scottish composer and orchestral arranger Malcolm Lindsay. He speaks to John Clarkson about the collaboration and the new album


Sigmatropic
Interview Sigmatropic - Interview

Sigmatropic is the project of Athens-based electro folk artist Akis Boyatzis. John Clarkson chats to him about his two recent albums, which have finds him working with a wide catalogue of guest singers including Robert Wyatt, Carla Torgerson, Mark Eitzel Howe Gelb, Robert Fisher and Cat Power.


Willard Grant Conspiracy
Interview with Robert Fisher Willard Grant Conspiracy - Interview with Robert Fisher

The Willard Grant Conspiracy have just released their sixth studio album 'Let It Roll', which has elements of both psychedelia and punk. Frontman Robert Fisher talks to John Clarkson about its making and recording.


Willard Grant Conspiracy
Interview with Robert Fisher Willard Grant Conspi - Interview with Robert Fisher

The Willard Grant Conspiracy recently released a remastered 17 track "short history", 'There But for the Grace of God'. Back for a fourth interview with Pennyblackmusic, frontman Robert Fisher talks to John Clarkson about it and the songs on it's making


Willard Grant Conspiracy
Interview with Robert Fisher Willard Grant Conspiracy - Interview with Robert Fisher

The last three years have been times of particular turbulence for the Willard Grant Conspiracy. Back for a third interview with Pennyblackmusic, frontman Robert Fisher talks to John Clarkson about them and the band's new album, 'Regard the End'


Willard Grant Conspiracy
Interview Part 2

PB : Who will be going on the European tour with the band ? RF : I wanted to bring a full band this time, so we are going out with seven members. All of the opening acts will be playing with us a


Willard Grant Conspiracy
Robert Fisher Interview Willard Grant Conspiracy - Robert Fisher Interview

On April 19th Robert Fisher, singer with Boston band The Willard Grant Conspiracy, was in London to promote the group's's new album, 'Mojave', and gave an interview to Pennyblackmusic.


Willard Grant Conspiracy
Interview Part 1 Willard Grant Conspiracy - Interview Part 1

First formed in 1996,The Willard Grant Conspiracy are often bracketed and tagged as a alternative county act. While like other groups and musicians working in the genre they use roots-based instruments such as mandolins, banjos, strings, accordions and h


Profiles

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Orange Blossom 10 Miscellaneous - Orange Blossom 10

John Clarkson finds a three hour double DVD about the 10th Orange Blossom Special, the festival of the German label Glitterhouse, and which featured sets from the Walkabouts, the Great Crusades, Big Bang, Seachange and Robert Fisher of the Willard Grant Conspiracy, totally riveting


Live

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Garage, London, 18/9/2009 Willard Grant Conspiracy - Garage, London, 18/9/2009

In an evening fraught with difficulties and distractions, Ben Howarth at the Garage in London watches Robert Fisher's Willard Grant Conspiracy, against the odds and a heavily reduced stage time, play a riveting and forceful set


Son Volt
Majestic Theater, Detroit, 24/9/2009 Willard Grant Conspiracy - Majestic Theater, Detroit, 24/9/2009

Carl Bookstein at the Majestic Theater in Detroit watches much acclaimed alt. country band Son Volt play a poetically lyrical and passionately explosive set


Willard Grant Conspiracy
Bloomsbury Theatre, London, 18/5/2008 Willard Grant Conspiracy - Bloomsbury Theatre, London, 18/5/2008

At the Bloomsbury Theatre in London, Ben Howarth watches a twelve-piece, multi-national version of Robert Fisher's ever revolving collective the Willard Grant Conspiracy, out on the road to promote their new 'Pilgrim Road' album, play a spellbinding set


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Luminaire, London, 9/11/2007 Willard Grant Conspiracy - Luminaire, London, 9/11/2007

Anthony Strutt finds the Willard Grant Conspiracy on superb form as they both play a heartfelt and very human set at the Luminaire in London


Willard Grant Conspiracy/Steve Wynn
Dingwalls,, London, 9/5/2006 Willard Grant Conspiracy - Dingwalls,, London, 9/5/2006

The Willard Grant Conspiracy recently toured Europe to promote their new album 'Let It Roll' with frontman Robert Fisher's fellow Californian Steve Wynn as a support act. Anthony Strutt watches both bands play passionate sets at Dingwall's in London


Robert Fisher, Steve Wynn and Walter Sal
Edinburgh Village, 11/7/2002 Willard Grant Conspiracy - Edinburgh Village, 11/7/2002

WGC frontman Robert Fisher ; Steve Wynn and Silos vocalist Walter Salas-Humara recently got together to tour Britain and Ireland. John Clarkson revels in "a rare chance to catch three remarkable songwriters at their most intimate and stripped down"


Features

Willard Grant Conspiracy
Ten Songs That Made Me Love... Willard Grant Conspiracy - Ten Songs That Made Me Love...

In 'Ten Songs That Made Me Love...' John Clarkson pays tribute to Robert Fisher from the Willard Grant Conspiracy, who died at the age of 59 in February and who we interviewed many times and headlined our Bands Nights on four occasions


Willard Grant Conspiracy/Big Hogg
The Glad Cafe, Glasgow, 10/9/2015 and The Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh, 11/9/2015 Willard Grant Conspiracy/Big Hogg - The Glad Cafe, Glasgow, 10/9/2015 and The  Wee  Red Bar, Edinburgh, 11/9/2015

We profile our next Pennyblackmusic Bands Nights which will feature the Willard Grant Conspiracy and Big Hogg at the Glad Cafe in Glasgow on Thursday 10th September and the Wee Red Bar in Edinburgh on Friday 11th September







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