Saturday, January 18, 2020

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As already established in my earlier posts culled from several interviews with Mike Garson for an unpublished piece regarding his contribution to the music of...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

Early Grandaddy vinyl reissues coming soon … sourced from the master...

I received an email yesterday from Jim Fairchild, guitarist for Grandaddy announcing the up-coming arrival of the long out of print first three albums...

Love of Everything’s new 7-inch offers pure 90s indie sound

The word "indie" is so abused by the mainstream media nowadays. But in the early part of the nineties, this term came into the...

Brian Eno reveals full streams of 3 tracks from new album

It seems like just the other day Brian Eno came out with Small Craft on a Milk Sea (Support the Independent Ethos, buy the...

Kate Bush’s “new” album ‘Director’s Cut,’ a track-by-track review

Back when I had a weekly space of print in my college paper, Florida International University's "The Beacon," I had the chance to preview...

Pete and the Pirates stream new album ahead of May 24...

After several mentions on "the Independent Ethos" about the work of Reading, England's Pete and the Pirates and progress on the band's sophomore album...