Rasputina

Rasputina

Melora Creager of celllo rock band Rasputina interviewed about the new album, “Unknown.”

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Melora Creager talks about the new Rasputina album, “Sister Kinderhook” Like all of your albums, “Sister Kinderhook” doesn’t sound quite like any of its predecessors. What would you say inspired or influenced you in making it? “I had an intention to make something beautiful and elegant, kind of earthy and natural. I’ve been living in […]

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For “Oh Perilous World,” her new album with chamber-rock band Rasputina, cellist/singer Melora Creager found inspiration by obsessively reading daily news on the Internet. She compiled a notebook of words, phrases and stories and then used it to cull material for lyrics. Keeping with her strong sense of storytelling and interest in history, Melora gave […]

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It feels like we’ve interviewed Rasputina so many times that there couldn’t possibly be anything left to ask them. But now that they have put out a live CD, “A Radical Recital,” a few more questions came to mind. Melora was gracious enough to answer them by email. What made you decide to do a […]

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“The Lost & Found, ” the EP that marks the long-awaited return of Rasputina, is one of the more unusual collections of covers out there. Who would have thought that Led Zeppelin’s “Rock and Roll” would sound great played on cellos? The disc also features songs originally by Marilyn Manson, Pink Floyd, Lou Reed, and […]

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