Bet you didn’t know that there’s one guy behind some of indie rock’s coolest videos of Warpaint, Sebadoh, Best Coast, Lou Barlow and Swervedriver. Here’s the Top 11 favourite videos made by Adam Harding, filmmaker, and leader of the band Dumb Numbers.
Mike Doughty used to play in Soul Coughing and now he’s playing Soul Coughing songs again, this time live at Vancouver’s Biltmore Cabaret in Vancouver. Check out the stunning pics and what else? A story.
BackstageRider.com and Timbre Concerts are co-presenting Mike Doughty live in Vancouver at the Media Club. He’ll be reading from his epic “The Book of Drugs”, playing songs and answering questions. Here’s why you need to be there, and how you can enter to win one of two pairs of tickets.
What’s the point of looking back? Here’s the BackstageRider Top 11 Things to Look Forward to in 2012 (so far) with a bit of back-looking, I admit, in the form of musicks I did very much enjoy as well as some guesses about what might be awesome next year.
Here is the BackstageRider interview in which MD shares his thoughts on new album Yes And Also Yes, and maintains Warp Speed Wit and Self Awareness. I would like Mike Doughty to write me a love song for $10, because I love me some MD. You should too.
Cult hero and wondernutter Daniel Johnston played the Rio Theatre in Vancouver on August 27, to a supportive and beer-drunk crowd. It was surreal, odd, and heartbreaking and kinda inspirational, and just the way you’d expect a Daniel Johnston show to go.
Brooklyn’s bespectacled small-rock god Mike Doughty has announced his new album, and a tour to match. Dates and details here. But seeing as this is the BSR, I’ve also added in some links to strange and beautiful poetry. BECAUSE I CAN.
YOU asked. THEY answered. Bob Nastanovich from Pavement and Mike Doughty (formerly of Soul Coughing) got together, on my Facebook page, and agreed to help the youth of today by answering YOUR questions. This is the comedy/straight guy HIPSTER INDIE ROCK ADVICE COLUMN TO END ALL.