Monday, August 10, 2020

From the Archives

"Reprinted" stories I had written for publications with additional unpublished information.

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...

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...

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: 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: David Bowie’s hours… reissue on vinyl and my...

The news came last week via the official website of David Bowie: Bowie's 1999 album hours... will finally see official release on vinyl by...

From the archives: David Bowie – 1. Outside – originally published...

It has been 20 years since I first reviewed David Bowie's 1. Outside, which first saw official release on Sept. 25, 1995 in the U.K....

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,...

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: 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: 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...