KCRW Broadcast #156 for Saturday, March 17, 2012 See also: Henry Rollins: The Column! Rebelling in Sweet Home Alabama Fanatics! I am writing you from what's left of a night off in Washington DC. I had a good day driving around town with Ian MacKaye. A few hours ago, we drove by the house where Min ... More >>
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Matt Popieluch (Big Search, Foreign Born, Fool's Gold) writes on his favorite solo projects.Guest blogger Matt Popieluch is not only the lead singer in Foreign Born and riddim guitarist for Fool's Gold, but an "artist gone rogue" in his own right. He's celebrating the release of the debut alb ... More >>
[UPDATE, 3:56 pm: Preston Jones of DFW.com reports: "Just got off the phone with Ardent Studios founder John Fry, who confirmed that former Big Star bassist Andy Hummel has died after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 59. Services are scheduled for Wednesday."] Only months after the unexpecte ... More >>
Just give up. Do it.Mark "Frosty" McNeil will be spinning at "GIVE UP -- stop dancing and cry...," dublab's regular "dj's-on-a -bummer" night at the Hyperion Tavern this coming Sunday, March 21st. WCS interviewed him this week about this peculiar event. What is "Give Up"? Give Up is an expl ... More >>
SXSW Stories: Psychedelic guitarsmith Imaad Wasif talks about playi
We just received confirmation of this. More forthcoming. UPDATE: From the Memphis Commercial Appeal paper, from Chilton's beloved hometown: Pop hitmaker, cult hero, and Memphis rock iconoclast Alex Chilton has died. The singer and guitarist, best known as a member of '60s pop-soul act the Box Top ... More >>