Month: May 2016

Meet the Slobots

Breaking away a little from the norm, we have decided to branch out a bit from just covering music and musicians.  I am very proud to be an owner of a couple or three paintings by Mike Slobot and have always looked for an avenue in which I could help promote in anyway.  So here we are, let me introduce to you all Mike Slobot. BT:  Lets go back in history a bit.  I know you’re background, you’ve done radio, been a club dj, an independent record label owner.  How did you get from all that to sculpting and...

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Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression

New Iggy record, nice, post pop depression sounds cool cuz if there’s 2 things I like it’s pop music and depression. I see this is a collaboration of sorts between Iggy and Josh Homme. Yea there’s a couple of QOTSA tunes I like and the Kyuss stuff was sorta coolish back when it first came out, albeit slow. Did Josh Homme have an affair and eventually married Brody Armstrong, then wife of Rancid’s tim Armstrong, the Courtney Love clone frontwoman of the Hole ripoff The Distillers? Which wouldn’t bother me if I wasn’t such a Rancid fan, save for...

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The Mansions – Interview

I happened to come across the Mansions because guitarist Johnny Burke emailed me and sent me a kit. That lead to a phone conversation and a couple of drinks at a bar which then lead to Tom and myself at Johnny’s place, complete with a blue light in the stairwell. So here’s the interview and discussion on what it’s like to be an indy band here in Los Angeles, their history and a ton of stuff that’s unfit to put into print without offending someone. The night ended up with us talking a bunch of smack on the state...

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Feathergun – Interview

BT: What’s the most exciting thing about the release of your debut CD “Music to Wash to” Sam: I particularly dig the fact that when you put the new cd in your stereo, it plays songs by us. Some people have also mentioned that they really enjoy the music coming out of their speakers while playing our cd…I find that extremely exciting! BT: Tell me the story about the release party? Sam: Once upon a time in a tiny little cottage lived the three bears. One was the papa bear, one was the mama bear, one was the wee...

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Lennon – Interview

BT: Now that you’re done with the Daniel Ash tour, what’s going on now? L: I’m actually in Florida writing and working on the second album BT: Do you prefer playing live, or like some do you prefer writing and being in the studio? L: I hate being in the studio BT: Why’s that? L: Because it sucks, it’s boring there’s nothing to do. You sit and watch television half the time. I love being on the road. I wouldn’t do anything else. I’d rather be on the road more than anything else in my life. I’m happy; I...

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