The godfather of punk has written his life story. It’s not pretty.
Richard Hell is punk rock’s patient zero.
Richard Meyers in Lexington, Ky., in 1949, he ran away to New York at
age 17, where he traded poetry for a bass guitar, spiked his hair and
[POP] Last April, Kim Baxter, former
member of Portland power-twee group All Girl Summer Fun Band, released
her first solo album, The Tale of Me and You, though you’re
probably unaware of it.
The Hugs’ Danny Delegato is ready for a comeback—at age 24.
In 2007, 18-year-old Danny Delegato sat
across from the head of the U.K. branch of Columbia Records and listened
to him explain how he was going to make Delegato and his band, the
Hugs, into sta
Indie rock’s punk past, thawed out in the present.
[INDIE RAUCOUS] Charles Waring doesn’t appreciate the
suggestion that his band, Milk Music, is living in the past. He’ll admit
the group is big on honoring its heroes—which, from the sound o
[KEYBOARD EXPRESSIONISM] Thollem McDonas is quite
literally a man without a home. The 46-year-old keyboard master has been
circumnavigating the world on a journey of musical exploration for
“This is a picture from the end of our first-ever West
Coast tour. We were so excited for this one. We had played absolutely
empty venues in California prior to this. We drove from San
Morrissey is dead.
literally, of course. In terms of media exposure, the great and powerful
Moz is more alive right now than he’s been in years, what with the
recent stunts he’s pulled
The “post-national bass dance party,” founded by
Anjali, E3 and the Incredible Kid in 2003, started at Holocene just a
few months after the club opened, and over the years has introduced a
An electronic music festival mainstay escapes the stigma of jam.
[DOWNTEMPO] Doug Appling, known in electronic music
circles as Emancipator, has just been on what he calls a “little
adventure.” He’s currently in Costa Rica, where he performed at the