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INTERVIEW: Rocker resurfaces in industry as Big Black Delta

Jonathan Bates used to observe rock star protocol. As a bassist-vocalist with Mellowdrone, he played the game by the big-studio, major-label rules, expecting accordant stardom in return. In retrospect, he calls it the “archetypal experience,” and it ended with the … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Jonathan Bates Reflects on the Last Year

Q: What was the highlight of 2012 for either you personally or for the band? A: Getting to tour all over the U.S. with my friends in M83 and Jane’s Addiction. Big Black Delta doesn’t even really have a record … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: Jon on “the Election and the Most Overrated and Underrated Political Issues of Our Time”

Is it too early to start a “Jon for President 2016” campaign…? What is the most overrated political or social issue of our time? The fact we’re still discussing women’s health rights and gay marriage STUNS me. • Read the … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: 09.05.2012 – Killing The Cabinet

“They rock. They rock very hard. Imagine the intensity of Depeche Mode with the layering of Mercury Rev and you might have figured out 40% of what BBD is all about.” • Interview – Killing The Cabinet

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INTERVIEW: 08.23.2012 – BlackBook Magazine

“But aside from the album, it’s Big Black Delta’s live shows that really make you fall in love with them. For music that feels this interior or as if it’s supposed live inside your headspace, it’s always a wonder how … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: 07.31.2012 – Rocksucker

A new (shortish) interview, but Jon states that the new album is finished and should be coming out in the next couple of months. • Interview – Rocksucker

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INTERVIEW: 09.30.2011 – 138 Collective

• Interview – 138 Collective

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INTERVIEW: 06.07.2011 – Peta2

• PETA2 interview “5 Questions with Big Black Delta”

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