The Daily Country interviews The Linemen about their two-decade break & more


The Linemen’s Kevin Johnson and Jonathan Gregg first met in the early ’90s when the bands they were fronting, The Linemen and The Lonesome Debonaires respectively, started playing shows together. Around 2000, both bandleaders took a break, but ultimately reunited over a decade later to form a band playing a unique brand of rootsy, jangle-pop that would become the new Linemen. Their first album together, Close the Place Down,which was released in October, was captured at Brooklyn Recording by Andy Taub and mixed by producer/engineer John Alagia and contains ten tracks that range from beautiful ballads to energetic rockers. Both Gregg and Johnson kindly took the time to speak about their musical journeys, the new album and more. READ MORE…

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