Friday, December 2, 2022

Rat Bastard talks boring music, liberating noise and cutting handmade records...

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Miami Beach's Rat Bastard has parlayed obscurity into a sort of personal success. Born Frank Falestra in 1958, in the small town of Ellenville,...

50 of the best non-grunge alternative ’90s rock albums

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The '90s is often associated with grunge music. Sometimes it even overshadows its overarching umbrella genre, "alternative rock." This was a time when this...

David Bowie’s Heathen photographer reveals Bowie’s surprise of Next Day’s success...

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Ahead of the unveiling of an exhibition of unseen images featuring David Bowie shot by Markus Klinko for the 2002 album Heathen, I had a chance to talk...

‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’: the last of the great...

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Though it was David Bowie's first starring role in a feature film, Nicolas Roeg's 1976 movie the Man Who Fell to Earth is far...

From the Archives: David Bowie’s longest ever performance happened in Fort...

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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...

As Pink Floyd reissue mania continues, allow me a few words...

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Pink Floyd has seen quite a resurgence in interest these past couple of years. Since the blog began, I have referenced them often. There...

An interview with Harry Waters – jazz man … and son...

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I have produced another artist profile piece for another “New Times” publication in South Florida. This one appears in the “Broward/Palm Beach New Times,”...

Exclusive interview with Starfucker (Part 1 of 2): Philosophy and rock...

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At the time of publication of this post, Starfucker have only about a week left in its nearly two-month-long US tour (purchase tickets through...

Posies’ Ken Stringfellow talks keeping busy and big — but tough...

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When we caught up with singer-songwriter multi-instrumentalist Ken Stringfellow he was as occupied as you might expect ... even in a foreign land like...

A Final Post and Message

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Well, that was an interesting year to take a sabbatical. I saw a total of three movies in theaters, and it wasn’t because of...