Saturday, August 17, 2019

Boxwood, a one-man wall of sound, releases “Sun Garden City” EP...

Jose Ferrer, aka Boxwood, is a bit of a deconstructionist. He showed up at Sweat Records in Miami a couple weeks ago to talk...

Old Man Diode brings poetry of Rick Holland into “disco” territory

It's not really "disco" per say. "Off-beat," "odd," "quirky" and "infectious" all work to describe "Open Blue," actually subverting the genre that is now...

Spielberger hold torch proud for ambient music

So what would it sound and feel like to experience Steven Spielberg’s blockbuster Jaws with John Williams’ signature score replaced with the experimental, ambient...

The Sea and Cake reccord Daytrotter session – free download!

One of my favorite indie bands from back in the days before the term "indie rock" was co-opted by the mainstream, is still the...

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...

Rick Holland Poet/Eno collaborator ruminates on the music of words (Part...

The other day, I shared an interview compiled from a series of emails exchanged with the UK-based poet Rick Holland, who most recently worked...

Sigur Ros tease ‘Inni’ via email, watch full videos here!

Those on the Sigur Ros mailing list got a surprise video clip in their in-boxes yesterday from the preeminent rock band of Iceland. Lead...

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: Mike Garson goes from jazz to Bowie (Part...

As already established in my earlier posts culled from several interviews with Mike Garson for an unpublished piece regarding his contribution to the music of...

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....