All artists are monsters of sorts…Scott Walker is slowly, very slowly, becoming the worst kind of monster.
Where did we get the name you ask? From our Da. Ma says he used to be a punk, she was a punk too, but only ‘cause Da was one. Not a punk like in the cop programmes on telly, where they call robbers and muggers “good for nothin’ punks.” No, a Punk Rocker. Ma said punks listened to punk music and used to wear torn clothes and had safety pins jammed in their ears and called themselves names like Rat and Flea and Scabs. The more disgusting the name the better, Ma said.
Iggy Pop/Preliminaires-Astralwerks The Possibility of an Island/Michel Houellebecq-Vintage International With the June, 2009 Atralwerks release of Preliminaires (the French word for foreplay), Iggy Pop returns to hip mainstream, NPR-style culture consciousness. Preliminaires allows Iggy to showcase his versatility, and versatility is an aspect of his act that can sometimes get lost [...]
From the Summer 2007 issue
“The Girl Singer,” was inspired by Shelby Lee Adams’ photograph, “Pauline, 2000,” and Dolly Parton’s version of the cautionary ballad, “Silver Dagger.” The poem chronicles the imagined life of a once-successful folk singer who could never break past the good-ole-boy network in commercial country music.
Holy Tweet! is the first in a series of riffs on the recent activities of Terry Adams: singer, songwriter, bandleader, master keyboardist and record producer, long associated with the omni-pop genius of NRBQ, now fronting his own Terry Adams Rock n’ Roll Quartet. Terry Adams’ most recent CD, Holy Tweet (Clang!), is [...]
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