- Archikulture Digest
- December 15, 2018
Young and old sing the songs of the season, just not all the ones you already know.
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.
After 30 years in the music industry, producer, songwriter and musician Larry Dvoskin has released a set of his own music. Gail Worley finds out why it took so long.
Sanae Yamada and Ripley Johnson of Moon Duo have only been together for a short time but they’ve already covered some Christmas songs, they have a new EP called Escape, and they will perform at this year’s SXSW. Johnson was kind enough to take time off from staring at the sun to answer Ink 19‘s questions. Ride on….
“How High The Moon,” indeed. Imelda May‘s tribute to Les Paul & Mary Ford – with Jeff Beck along for the ride – not only caused quite a sensation at the Grammys, it opened America’s eyes and ears to an Irish singing sensation on the rise. Steve Stav recently talked to Ms. May about her big night, guitar god Beck, and her upcoming U.S. tour.
Tragically, The Knack‘s career has come to a close with the passing of frontman/ songwriter/ guitarist Doug Fieger on Valentine’s Day 2010. Steve Stav remembers the man, resurrecting this interview conducted for Ink 19 a few days after Fieger’s 53rd birthday in 2005.
Hitting the road with Ani DiFranco as a follow-up to her national touring debut with no less a superstar than Tracy Chapman, Gaby Moreno will have to follow-up her debut album, Still the Unknown with a title more befitting her potential breakout. She’s already got some surprises up her sleeve for the second act.
Too young to be fully cognizant of the more embarrassing excesses of Gothic music over the past twenty years, the young Turks of NYC’s own Blacklist are, perhaps unwittingly, the best hope of redeeming Goth-metal. Fresh from a European tour complete with horned hotel antics, Blacklist frontman and provocateur Josh Strawn told Ink 19 all about how he learned to stop worrying and love Motorhead and Scott Walker equally.