Old is new (and better) again: a tale of MIKE DOUGHTY Playing SOUL COUGHING in Vancouver (with Photo Gallery)
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.
How I traced my life by the outline of my tattoo: here is my 54-40 story on the occasion of their 50th show at Vancouver’s venerable Commodore Ballroom.
On the subject of why I am too close to write more about Sebadoh’s Defend Yourself, and the band’s Jason Loewenstein reveals the Top 11 things he learned while recording.
IN PHOTOS: Hanging out in the sunshine with METZ, Tad, Built to Spill, Mudhoney, J Mascis and more. How the SubPop 25th Anniversary Jubilee party in Seattle brought back the 90s.
PRIMAVERA SOUND FESTIVAL: Day 2 Photo Diary with Blur, Jesus and Mary Chain, Breeders, The Knife, Django Django, The Swans and Kurt Vile
Primavera Day 2 in which the wind blows over Django Django, Kurt Vile, Blur, Breeders, Swans, Jesus & Mary Chain and The Knife. In other words, just another day at the beach.
PRIMAVERA SOUND FESTIVAL: Day 1 Photo Diary with Dinosaur Jr, Savages, Animal Collective, Metz, Grizzly Bear, Phoenix and Deerhunter…and Sonic Boom
Primavera Sound Festival Barcelona: Day 1 – in which I see Dinosaur Jr, Metz, Savages, Deerhunter, Woods, Wild Nothing, Hot Snakes, Phoenix, Grizzly Bear, Animal Collective, Neko Case, Simian Mobile Disco…and more.
REWIND: A letter from Wayne Coyne, Flaming Lips, 1997. Posters, Spider Bites and the Birth of Zaireeka
The Flaming Lips announced they’d be re-releasing their quardrophonic album Zaireeka for Record Store Day 2013, which reminded me of a package Wayne Coyne once sent. Take a look, in this special BSR REWIND.
Grizzly Bear and the Lower Dens were in town for the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. So I did what any normal rocktacular person would do, I made a turkey for the band. And got drunk. Full gallery/review here.