Only Crime – August 2004

Only Crime – August 2004
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As American as It Gets: An Interview with Only Crime. The last time I spoke to Russ Rankin, he had successfully turned a goof-off band formed in 1987 to the

Spanky Van Dyke: Whipping it back to the SLC scene for primo project action

Spanky Van Dyke: Whipping it back to the SLC scene...
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After four years of the New York thing, J.Majesty front man Spanky Van Dyke is back in Salt Lake. He decided to come back on a whim. “I was here

Old Mexico

Old Mexico
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A Mexican bandito by the name of Juaquin Murrieta came to America in the mid-19th century for the California Gold Rush. His family was raped and pillaged by a group

Le Tigre Tear Up Their Prey

Le Tigre Tear Up Their Prey
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Just after Le Tigre finished recording their new album, and days before hearing news that their upcoming tour dates with Lollapalooza and Sonic Youth had been cancelled, I called lead

Hate X9 – “An American Band”

Hate X9 – “An American Band”
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Hate X9 (lead singer Shame, guitarist R.U., bass player Rosta and drummer Danno): “We don’t wanna be rockstars, we just wanna have fun!” … read more