Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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...

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...

An interview with Sigur Ros' drummer ahead of the band's first...

One of the concerts of this year we’re most looking forward to is Sigur Rós’ overdue visit to Miami. It’s scheduled to cap the...

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....

Indie Ethos exclusive (Part 2 of 2): From rough start to...

Continuing on from my last post regarding Portland's Starfucker, I would be remiss not to discuss the start of the band's tour, when much...

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...

Albums that have stood the test of time: Tortoise – ‘Millions...

It's been a while since a true vinyl record review has appeared on this blog, and what better time to start an ongoing series...

Vinyl review: Beach House – ‘Bloom’

As promised in my earlier album review, an update to my review of Beach House’s new album Bloom, examining the vinyl record release (Support...

David Bowie’s Station to Station to be reissued in fancy 9-disc...

After nearly a year’s worth of anticipation, the reissue of David Bowie’s vital 1976 album, Station to Station, has been scheduled for release (Sept....

Harmonizing the light and shadow: Swans – ‘The Seer’ – an...

Allow me to temper the following review with the expectation that the album I am about to review is an acquired taste. It is...