Posts Tagged ‘dan collins’

Interview

OPEN MIKE EAGLE: ATTEMPT TO AMUSE MYSELF

October 9th, 2014

Open Mike Eagle may be an unapologetic nerd, but his self-coined “Art Rap” ain’t for sissies: he’s a rapper’s rapper, who can segue from socio-political advice pieces to confessional laments to witty pop-cultural comparisons with the same kind of bottomless-buffet delight that Jerry, Elaine, George, and Kramer only hoped to find at the Dream Café. This interview by D.M. Collins.

Album reviews

TÜLIPS: “HOTSPUR” B/W “WAIT” CASSINGLE

August 29th, 2014

It spurs fantasies in me of what Belinda Carlisle might have gotten up to if she'd never dropped the moniker "Dottie Danger" and had saved Sid Vicious' life by getting him to play bass with her in Superchunk.

Live reviews

THE JULIE RUIN’S FIRST FULL-LENGTH SHOW EVER @ SPACE 15 TWENTY

August 14th, 2013

“I can’t hear myself,” she says early on, about the venue’s piss-poor monitors. “But whatever, I’m sure I sounded fucking great anyway!” Cue the most adorable giggling I’ve heard from an audience of young ‘uns since 1991, when one of the Ninja Turtles said “damn” at a screening of Secrets of the Ooze.

Interview

GAP DREAM: A LITTLE MIND-MELTING

July 15th, 2013

Gap Dream sounds utterly unique, not quite like any decade and not quite like any genre. We catch founder Gabe Fulvimar mere minutes before he has to decide whether to try and see Fleetwood Mac live. He'll be DJing at our release party for issue 111 on Tuesday, July 16, at the Cha Cha in Silverlake! This interview by D.M. Collins.

Live reviews

COACHELLA, DAY 3 PART 2: DINOSAUR JR., SOCIAL DISTORTION, FATHER JOHN MISTY, HARDWELL, NICK CAVE AND THE BAD SEEDS, OMD, WU-TANG CLAN, RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS

April 23rd, 2013

The cure to set the wicked sun takes fuzz, Nostalgic wah-wah collapsing my lung, Distorted more than any sober man Who'd retread Vibrators with sour tongue.

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