- Music Reviews
- May 29, 2017
Créatures (Rhyme and Reason). Review by Bob Pomeroy.
Steve Stav interviews director Gary Weis about one of Saturday Night Live‘s most poignant moments, and discusses John Belushi, Brian Wilson, George Harrison, and The Rutles along the way.
Far from being overly-serious and wonkish, Matthew Moyer finds Taraka and Nimai Larson (Prince Rama) to be funny, sarcastic, and in possession of minds that race from one idea to the next.
Roger Hodgson may not be a household name, but you’re certainly familiar with his voice and his work. As the former Supertramp member makes his way across America, Bryan Tilford finds out where his distinctive voice has been hiding and what he plans to do with it.
Gail Worley talks with drummer Paul Cook of Sex Pistols and Manraze.
Charles D.J. Deppner talks with Curt Kirkwood about holding the strings of the Meat Puppets together with love, passion, fate, and sheer luck.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of their landmark album, Talk Talk Talk, The Psychedelic Furs are taking it on the road this spring. The iconic band’s co-founder, Tim Butler, chats about the album’s durability, brotherhood, and having Rick Springfield as a fan in an interview with Steve Stav.
Procedure Club’s Andrea and Adam Malec released Doomed Forever in late 2010, and then Slumberland Records came a calling. Now they’re getting the attention they deserve, including some from Matthew Moyer, who chatted with sound mastermind Adam Malec about Death In June, the proper way to play a drum machine, and the importance of not getting it right when recording.
Elianne Halbersberg has a good ol’ talk with with Charlie Daniels, professional musician and genuine nice person.
How do you attract a comedian’s attention? For singer/songwriter Terry Carleton, you write a song about him. In this case, the celebrity is Pee-wee Herman, who Carleton has been trying to court with the Fab Five-fueled single, “Good Morning, Mr. Breakfast.” Will Herman ever hear the track, or will The Playhouse Gang give it a thumbs down? Carleton speaks to Robert Sutton about his own “Big Adventure.”
Adam Pierce, head mouseketeer in the rhythm-heavy, fuzz-laden collective known as Mice Parade, chats with Ink 19 about his process — and lack thereof.
Elianne Halbersberg has an insightful conversation with Taddy Porter’s quite punctual Kevin Jones.
Pumice’s Stefan Neville talks with Aaron Shaul about his unique fusion of catchy pop and guttural noise, the pains of self-releasing music, and his exponentially growing discography.
Impressionistic Michigan documentarians Frontier Ruckus make time in their infinite tour schedule to help Aaron Shaul better understand the opaque beauty of their newest album Deadmalls & Nightfalls.
Country music star Darryl Worley tries not to tarnish his bad reputation in an interview with Ink 19. Turns out there are some things about the singer/songwriter that might surprise you.
After spending decades as a session musician, Bay Area blues artist Tom Casino carves his own identity in the aging genre by adding drunken wit and Ramones pop-punk to the mix.
What happens when a lost classic gets found? In the hands of Black Tambourine, the musical world becomes a better place, turns out. Matthew Moyer corrals the members of the once-forgotten noisepop band to get the whole sordid take on their expanded Black Tambourine reissue.
Matthew Moyer caught up with Vivian Girls guitarist Cassie Ramone on the downside of SXSW, and found the core Vivians restless and ready to move on to new projects, but still completely dedicated to art and music.