Monday, August 19, 2019

From the Archives

"Reprinted" stories I had written for publications with additional unpublished information.

From the archives: Bowie at the Beeb finally comes to vinyl;...

Released for the first time on vinyl, Bowie at the Beeb, is a compilation featuring a comprehensive overview of David Bowie's BBC radio appearances during his early...

From the Archives: Iron and Wine, Part 2 of 2

As promised in the first part of this two-part series of “From the Archives,” here are some samples of the reporting I did to...

From the Archives: David Bowie’s longest ever performance happened in Fort...

Back in October of 1997, I wrote about what will go down in history as David Bowie's longest ever live performance. I was following...

From the Archives: Mike Garson on playing the piano (Part 4...

This post continues my conversation with Mike Garson, which took place May 4, 2004. I sat down with him backstage at the James L....

From the Archives: Reliving Red House Painters live in 1997 in...

Full disclosure: Mark Kozelek blew off a scheduled interview to my face the night after this concert. Still, I don't take my taste for...

From the Archives: Mike Garson on working with David Bowie (Part...

As promised in my exclusive interview with keyboardist Mike Garson posted last week (Mike Garson talks about ‘David Bowie Variations’: an Indie Ethos exclusive), I...

Update from the Archives: The Dead Milkmen, chatting with guitarist/vocalist Joe...

I met the Dead Milkmen 21 years ago. They were the first band with MTV cred and international recognition I had the chance to...

From the Archives: Spiritualized profile, Part 2 of 2

Here is part 2 of my profile on Spiritualized (again, this was published in edited form by "Goldmine Magazine" sometime in October 1997; you...

From the archives: Bright Eyes

It has nearly been 10 years, and the last time I saw Bright Eyes perform, main man Conor Oberst had recruited 13 other musicians,...

Stoned and Dethroned: a review from Archives; Jesus and Mary Chain...

The Jesus and Mary Chain have once again become quite active. Last year, they debuted their first-ever full live performance of Psychocandy, the group's...