Sunday, August 9, 2020

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"Reprinted" stories I had written for publications with additional unpublished information.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

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: 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...