Authors: MC Welk
Sebadoh – An Interview with Lou Barlow
Lou Barlow has been in a lot of bands, yet he is self-contained. His first band in Boston was the hardcore outfit Deep Wound. Later, he joined indie legends Dinosaur Jr. only to be kicked out by front man J. Mascis for “lacking social skills.” … read more
The Annual Invasion is Upon Us
Ahh, Sundance Season. Time for that quaint little film festival put on by that little man who once watched Butch riding Katharine Ross around on bicycle handlebars to tumble into town followed by people, events and opportunities nigh seen around these parts any other time of year.
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The Musical Film Noir of the Flaming Stars
Académie Française is an institution aimed at keeping the French language free from outside influences; however, for about 50 years, the term “cool” has been proliferating in Paris and elsewhere, perhaps fronted by the Frenchies’ affinity for American jazz. What does this have to do with Londoner Max DéCharné, lead singer of the Flaming Stars?
Long Jon Silverfishman
Jon Lech Johansen is from Norway, land of the Vikings. Like them, he is a pirate; unlike them, he has less than a thimble full of testosterone. Like the high school jocks who now bag (and teabag?) Maddox‘s groceries, old-school knuckleheads have gotten their comeuppance. The virtual ocean (and therefore the world) is now navigated by
Review: 50 REASONS NOT TO VOTE FOR BUSH – ROBERT...
50 REASONS NOT TO VOTE FOR BUSH ROBERT STERLING Feral House Anger is one way to overcome apathy. Many of us are angry about “President” George W. Bush–this book provides a good list of reasons why. While Shrub will undoubtedly finish at the top of the list of “Worst ‘Presidents Ever,” hopefully it will
Review: NOISE OF THE WORLD: NON-WESTERN ARTISTS IN THEIR OWN...
NOISE OF THE WORLD: NON-WESTERN ARTISTS IN THEIR OWN WORDS HANK BORDOWITZ Soft Skull Street: 01.20.05 Don’t tell Condi, but imperialism is bad. That’s not necessarily so, however, when it comes to music. While it’s ironic that whiteys like David Byrne, Peter Gabriel and Paul Simon have opened up the world’s music to the West,