Archive for David Bowie

Cover Me: Cassorla’s Songs Of Hair, Trees, Portraits, Shouts And Alphabets EP

Posted in Cover Me, Features, Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on 09/18/2010 by kurtorzeck

When’s the last time you heard an indie-rock band – or any rock band … or, hell, any band at all – pine for the day when D’Angelo would cover one of its songs? Leave it to Los Angeles’ unpredictable and imaginative troupe Cassorla to make such a wish. Continue reading

The Who’s Pete Townshend: Every Young Rocker Should ‘Mark A ‘W’ On Their Arm In Blood’

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , on 02/09/2010 by kurtorzeck

“Who dat? Dat ain’t the Who, I tell ya.” You can almost hear those words being uttered by some fans attending Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey’s 12-minute set during the Super Bowl on Sunday. Continue reading

Iggy Pop: ‘I Didn’t Want To Sell Out’ The Stooges

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

Nostalgia may be the enemy of the future, but the coming months are bound to see a lot of hoopla surrounding Iggy Pop and his band of Stooges. And for good reason. Continue reading

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

David Bowie Faces Reality

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

“It’s difficult to foresee anything other than a huge calamity in the industry itself,” David Bowie predicted to me in 2003. “And, as I’ve believed for a long time now, live shows will come to dominate in a new kind of way again.” 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