All posts by Tierney Bartling

“Can We Break Down All These Walls?” – Getting to Know Big Monsta

Big Monsta is:

Jimmy Hua, Adrian Sanchez, and Mike Willson

These Monstas have been a band as they stand currently for about 2 years, though they’ve known eachother for 8+ years.  Jimmy, Mike, and Adrian all did APA (Academy of Performing Arts) together in their younger years.  I say that like they’re old now, ha!

The lineup solidified when recording started.  Mike was recording/producing at MAPS at the time, where Big Monsta went to record.  Jimmy showed Mike the recordings that had already been completed, and after plenty of back-n-forth, Mike re-recorded.  Issues with old writing partner resulted in Mike falling into the drummer role and ta-da!

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“Where You Wanna Be When the World Stops Spinning?” – Getting to Know Randsburg

Last week I sat down with Wyatt and Austin Fullmer (yes, they’re brothers) and began what was a laughter-filled Q & A running the gambit from straight answers to things that’d make your mom blush.  Bryce filled in the blanks shortly thereafter, his answers were a tad more PG rated, but just a tad.   Upon deciding to interview Randsburg, I knew exactly where I’d be interviewing them; Iron Press is this killer little waffle sandwich place at the SoCo Collective with quite the impressive beer selection.  Let’s get down to the nitty gritty, shall we? Continue reading “Where You Wanna Be When the World Stops Spinning?” – Getting to Know Randsburg