Guitarist Jim Fairchild is a member of various groups like Grandaddy and Modest Mouse. He is venturing out with a new instrumental project called Small Isles. Jim joins me to speak about this project and about
- What influenced him to play the guitar?
- Did he play other instruments before settling on the guitar?
- What was the first band he joined?
- Jim is a member of Grandaddy and Modest Mouse; was it hard to adjust between two different styles of a band?
- How did the A&R opportunity for Dangerbird Records come about?
- What was his inspiration behind Small Isles?
- What are some things we can expect from Jim this year?