Through pleasantries and passing handshakes, I got to know this Tallahassee-based multi-instrumentalist over the course of Total Bummer weekend but a few questions had alluded conversation so multi-instrumentalist Ben Varian took a moment to answer them, send over some tunes new and old, and give a glimpse into Tally’s music scene, the projects that take part, and the growing collective of musicians, artists, and writers: Werepossum.

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What started as an interview project for class turned into a wonderful internet sit-down with notable Orlando-based musician and Tiny Waves music editor Steve Head. We were especially fortunate to have Steve offer up some old demos recorded around the conception of his Dark Sea of Awareness soundscapes. Everything’s after the jump, so pop a squat and enjoy our inaugural interview.

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