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Revising History: Mike Watt On John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Sun Ra, More

Posted in Features, Revising History with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 10/08/2010 by kurtorzeck

Now this is quite the honor: Mike Watt, one of the most respected musicians ever to lurk in the underground, has anted up – all jazz-style – for the second installment in the Bad Penny’s brand-new series, Revising History. Continue reading

B-52s’ Fred Schneider: ‘It’s Better To Make Up Stuff For Interviews Than Tell The Truth’

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , on 06/09/2010 by kurtorzeck

So the B-52s, Lady Gaga and an alien named Mel Moron walk into a cosmic cantina …

Welcome to Fred Schneider’s universe. In an interview conducted with the Bad Penny, he also spoke – at times humorously, at times seriously – about bloody Christmas songs, shoplifting a ham, avoiding cancer and, maybe equally important, avoiding the tour bus. Continue reading

Cave In: ‘The Longer We’re Around, The More People Don’t Like Us’

Posted in Interviews with tags , , , , , , , , , , on 01/07/2010 by kurtorzeck

With Cave In’s new EP, Planets of Old, seeing a proper release – with a bonus DVD – on January 26, here’s a vintage interview with the guys when they had Antenna on the brain. Continue reading

Memento: I Get Buttons

Posted in Features, Mementos with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on 01/01/2010 by kurtorzeck

An assortment of buttons I’ve received from publicists – or found or bought – over the years.

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