Interview: Old Man Markley

Old Man MarkleyStill sweating from their energetic set just minutes before, Old Man Markley‘s banjo player John Rosen sat down backstage at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom to discuss the constant evolution of the unique punk meets bluegrass band. As the sound of Nekromantix‘s thunderous bass flooded through the venue, Rosen spoke fondly of their retrofitted tour bus Fiona, the trials and tribulations of travelling with a Chihuahua in tow; but more than that he also opened up about the motivation behind some of his more personals songs, his constant battle with narcolepsy and the fact that, until he joined Old Man Markley, he rarely ever even listened to punk.

Read the interview here.