Friday, November 15, 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"Reprinted" stories I had written for publications with additional unpublished information.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: 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 – 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: 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: 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: Tony Levin interview 2003, Part 2 of 3:...

Thanks to DGM Live (King Crimson’s website) for linking directly to these series of posts, my full-length interview with King Crimson bassist/Stick man and...

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: 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: 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: 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...