I interviewed Hawkwind legend Nik Turner after his gig in Brooklyn. The shows (I saw the New Haven one too) were incredible. Lovely man and I dig his whole take on things. Go see him if you can!
Culture and curiosity take a daily beating, yes, but their resilience is an inspiration. A love for learning and devotion to creativity are constantly reborn, and that’s because of women like Gwenno Saunders. She’s a musician, songwriter, radio presenter and producer. More significantly, though,…
Quietus interview with Renaud Dillies. His work is wonderful. Like all the best songs, it perfectly combines joy and sadness. Abelard is the best thing I’ve read in ages. I think this is his first English language interview.
Was great to chat with Joe Elliott, especially after getting to see one of the Viva Hysteria! gigs last April.
“It’s his funniest book yet, and they’re all, amongst a million other things, very funny: characters play “FTSE”, there’s a strip club called Joie de Beavre, and plenty more including a long pun on a Scooby Doo movie plot to rival Vineland’s ‘check’s in the mayo’ gag. Pynchon’s genuine love of slapstick wordplay is given a wide field to play in with turn-of-the-millenium hipster irony abounding in New York at the time - and sure enough the geek elite are seen drinking Pabst Blue Ribbon and wearing ‘humorous’ t-shirts. “
Come to this! Jim and I will be playing some tunes.
Firehouse 12 DJ night
'Young Love' by The Lovely Wars. This awesome Pop song has been stuck in my head for weeks now. I did a great interview with Ani at godisinthetvzine about it, art, and Pop Music.