The former Gang of Four bassist talks Entertainment!, His new job at Beats Music and why he changed his mind about streaming.
Dave Allen was the fourth and final member to join Gang of
Four. Twice, he was the first to leave the pioneering English post-punk
group. When he quit after 1981’s Solid Gold, it was due to
Aaron Draplin on working for Obama; Dave Allen sticks it to Spotify
Ritual declaration of self interest: This is Willamette Week's festival. I work for Willamette Week. I was involved in some of the very early planning meetings. I am in no way able to report on this impartially, but I'll do my best, It was, we were reminded many times throughout the day, a "beta test."Portland Digital eXperience—or PDX—the new tech arm of WW's MusicfestNW kicked off at the ...