Wednesday, January 22, 2020

From the Archives

"Reprinted" stories I had written for publications with additional unpublished information.

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

Adrian Belew and Tony Levin in King Crimson in Buenos Aires at Teatro Broadway. Photo by Max Pierrot. Finally, the third and final part of my interview...

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...

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 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: 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: Iron and Wine + tour and new album...

Iron and Wine’s website has only seen a few news bits dropped this past year. Most recently the band announced the title of its...