Friday, April 19, 2019

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....

Duke of Burgundy plunges deep into the frailty of love and...

It’s funny that the 50 Shades of Grey movie will hit the multiplex on the same day as The Duke of Burgundy enters select art house theaters....

Ambient duo Spielberger find place for “real” guitars on ‘Jazzy’

Spielberger has returned with a brand new album, and the duo has added guitars and drums to their wash of ambient noise. Where 2011’s...

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...

Infamous Bowie documentary ‘Cracked Actor’ streamed on-line

I could not recall if I had seen the 1974 BBC-produced David Bowie documentary Cracked Actor. I think I have a copy of this...

Ursula 1000: Revealing the musician in the DJ (An Indieethos exclusive)

If one misconception has plagued the man behind the expressionistic, retro-infused handle Ursula 1000 over his 10-plus-years of recording original music and spinning records as...

Deerhoof offer free download of live album

So Deerhoof, that anti-est of pop bands from California are not stopping in your city during their tour? They are offering a free download...

Alx Czo shares what it feels like to release music on...

The revival of analog releases and recording methods is more than a kitschy approach to music in a world dominated by on-line hits and...

Mike Garson talks about ‘David Bowie Variations’: an Indie Ethos exclusive

Forget Brian Eno, Lou Reed and Iggy Pop. One of David Bowie's most consistent and important collaborators has been his stalwart keyboardist, Mike Garson....

Radiohead kick off US tour in Miami: a live review

Radiohead kicked off its US tour in support of its latest album, the King of Limbs, Monday night with a sold out show at...