Archive for the Interview Transcripts Category

Iggy Pop Transcript, 7.18.03: ‘I Was Shooting Dope At The RIAA Awards When It Wasn’t Chic’

Posted in Interview Transcripts, Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 01/19/2010 by kurtorzeck

Get Iggy Pop talking and the time just flies. A living legend in his own right, he’s also as well-versed as anybody on classic and contemporary music. And with a frankness and candor you’re not apt to find from just about anyone else, he’s one of the record industry’s most critical – even prophetic – commentators. Continue reading

Quasi’s Sam Coomes Transcript, 10.4.01: ‘I’d Still Play Music Even [If] Nobody Cared’

Posted in Interview Transcripts, Interviews with tags , , , on 01/11/2010 by kurtorzeck

As I noted after chatting with Quasi’s Sam Coomes on October 4, 2001, “It’s impossible to do an interview these days and not have at least of it consist of war talk.” Continue reading

Nick Cave Transcript, 1.28.03

Posted in Interview Transcripts, Interviews with tags , , , , on 01/06/2010 by kurtorzeck

I’ve caught up with Nick Cave a few times over the years, but he was at his wittiest during this conversation from seven years ago, prior to the release of his Nocturama album with the Bad Seeds. Continue reading

David Bowie Transcript, 7.9.03: ‘I Am The Man Who Found Velvet Underground!’

Posted in Interview Transcripts, Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 01/05/2010 by kurtorzeck

David Bowie gets the White Stripes, the Raveonettes and the Dandy Warhols – but not Yeah Yeah Yeahs. And were it not for him, he says, Lou Reed and John Cale’s immortal band might never have made it. Continue reading

Rick Moody Vs. The Bad Penny

Posted in Features, Interview Transcripts, Interviews, What You Readin' For? with tags , on 12/31/2009 by kurtorzeck

Living up to his name, Rick Moody had a gripe or three about the piece on his Wingdale Community Singers that I posted a couple of days ago. Continue reading