Saturday, January 16, 2021

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

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,”...

Sami Gayle talks about her debut film appearance in ‘Detachment’ alongside...

For now, most have only seen 16-year-old Sami Gayle co-starring as Tom Selleck’s precocious but sensitive granddaughter in CBS’ acclaimed drama “Blue Bloods.” However, the...

Arcade Fire’s ‘Hunger Games’ song: “Abraham’s Daughter” mp3

It was supposed to be an "Entertainment Weekly" exclusive premiere, and it even had an interview with Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler, now it's...

My profile on actor Edgar Ramirez for ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ in...

When I got the assignment to interview Édgar Ramírez for his small but key role in Zero Dark Thirty, I jumped at the chance. I respected...

40 years later: Mike Garson recalls what it was like to...

Earlier this week, EMI Records reissued a new remaster of David Bowie’s darker-side-of-glitter follow-up to last year’s 40th Anniversary reissue of the Rise and...

“Is David Bowie Dying?” asks the Flaming Lips

The Flaming Lips are back to releasing new music, though no proper album is in the works. Last month, they announced the first part...

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....

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....

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...

Generation Wealth director on what happened after Queen of Versailles, more

It’s been six years since The Queen of Versailles presented a comical yet disturbing portrait of a rich Florida family who wanted to build...