Gomez - Words and Music - 2006

by Rita Houston
Even after 10 years as a band, Gomez continues to create an intelligent blend of bluesy roots-rock. The new CD, How We Operate, ranks as one of their best, and three of the guys - Ben, Ian, and Tom - previewed a few of the tracks live, in a visit with Rita Houston.

Gomez - Words and Music - 2009

by Rita Houston
After celebrating the 10th anniversary of their breakthrough debut 'Bring It On,' the guys of Gomez are back with album #6, called 'A New Tide.' Hear some of the sounds and stories behind the making of the record, as Gomez invades 'FUV's Studio-A for an interview with Rita Houston.

Ben Ottewell- Words and Music- 2011

by Rita Houston
Photo by Alan Riley
We've known Ben Ottewell for years as a member of British indie rockers Gomez, but his solo debut 'Shapes & Shadows' is a more folk-influenced affair. Recently, he joined FUV's Rita Houston for a live session and conversation in Studio A to perform a few of the new songs live.