Semi-reclusive, singer-songwriter Hayden talks to us about his new album, touring sporadically, & his life of writing/recording music over the last 2 decades.
An extensive interview with the underground contemporary master about his first large-scale solo exhibit, featuring a selection of preview images
Pavitt discusses his new ebook Experiencing Nirvana: Grunge in Europe, 1970 on the Hollow Earth Radio program The Shit Show with Jaybo
Independent presidential candidate and growing Facebook sensation, Matt Romney grants us an exclusive interview where he presents his platform
Indie music pioneer, Tim Kinsella (Cap'n Jazz, Make Believe, Joan of Arc, Owls, etc) talks to us about his new novel, The Karaoke Singer's Guide to Self Defense
Interview conducted during the saxophonist's recent Seattle stop to perform the Rolling Stones classic Sticky Fingers album in it's entirety
Alex Osuch, who records under the moniker of DJAO, is a member of the Pacific Northwest electronic music label/collective, Dropping Gems. He is a relatively new artist making his way into the Seattle music scene, but with the release of his first solo EP, Wuhn and his more recent collaborative EP in the No Northwest
I recently had the opportunity to interview the legendary Jennifer Herrema while her band, RTX was performing at The Funhouse in Seattle. Aside from her talents as rock vocalist/song-smith/frontwoman, Herrema is also an accomplished writer/journalist (VICE, Dazed & Confused, Raygun), visual artist, producer (Palace Brothers, the Kills, etc), and fashion icon [she was one of
Neil Michael Hagerty is an American guitarist/singer/songwriter/producer who first captured the imagination of the underground music community as a guitarist/contributing songwriter in Jon Spencer‘s pre-Blues Explosion avant punk band, Pussy Galore. Following their break up, Hagerty and then-girlfriend, Jennifer Herrema formed the band that he is the most well known for, Royal Trux. This new
The following piece/interview was originally written/conducted way back in March and was done so for an upstart print publication that, to my understanding, was to be distributed Nationally. At that time, there wasn’t a ton of information available regarding Gang Gang Dance’s latest album, Eye Contact, or pertaining exactly to the future plans of the
Under the pseudonym of “Six Organs of Admittance“, Ben Chasny has carved out an impressive niche for himself as one of the most versatile guitarists of the last decade. Carrying a torch lit by innovators like Bert Jansch, Masaki Batoh (Ghost), and Robbie Basho, Chasny’s dense, varied style of playing has consistently defied easy classification.
It was a hot day for November and it was the time of year when hotter than average days felt good. At about 4pm, I was scheduled to interview Tetsu Fukagawa, the lead vocalist of the hardcore group, Envy, at Club Upset in Nagoya, Japan, a city of over two million people. To get to