Wednesday, June 19, 2019

From the Archives

"Reprinted" stories I had written for publications with additional unpublished information.

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: Tony Levin interview 2003, Part 1 of 3:...

After my recent lengthy review on Peter Gabriel’s new release, Scratch My Back, I started feeling a bit nostalgic about the old PG days....

From the Archives: David Bowie’s Heathen and Reality reissues on the...

While we're sharing old David Bowie reviews along with reissue news, it's only been a few years since we mentioned that Bowie's brilliant 2002...

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: Aphex Twin – ‘Richard D. James’ reissued on...

I do feel it seems rather pointless to reissue music largely produced on computer via vinyl record. Vinyl is an analog medium, after all,...

From the Archives: Rounding up Mike Garson, his Now Music, visual...

It all began  at the start of this month with an exclusive interview with Mike Garson talking about his new solo album, the David...

From the Archives: Spiritualized profile, Part 1 of 2

With Spiritualized about to make a big appearance in New York to perform their 1997 masterpiece Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating In Space...

From the Archives: Mike Garson goes from jazz to Bowie (Part...

As already established in my earlier posts culled from several interviews with Mike Garson for an unpublished piece regarding his contribution to the music of...

From the Archives: Illuminating Eyes Wide Shut with a Lacanian analysis

"Explanations are bound to fail. Every viewer will be an expert on sexual fantasy and jealousy and will find his or her individual connection...

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....