Posts tagged "interview"
"Empire" State Of Mind: A Conversation With Exploded View's David Sherman

“Empire” State Of Mind: A Conversation With Exploded View’s David Sherman

The Exploded View Microcinema will be hosting a rare screening of Andy Warhol's 8-hour film "Empire". We talked to Microcinema co-founder David Sherman about the film and the history of his experimental space.
Jaime J. Soto Bares All on Selena, Stagecraft, and Ska

Jaime J. Soto Bares All on Selena, Stagecraft, and Ska

Jaime J. Soto will be performing on Monday night at the Tucson Noise Symposium. We talked to him about what it's like to do sexually charged material as a performance artist/musician, and the liberating power that comes from baring yourself to the public in more ways than one.
Bloody Death Skull Take Their Devilish Bubblegum Pop to Church

Bloody Death Skull Take Their Devilish Bubblegum Pop to Church

For a band with a name that drips menace, Bloody Death Skull’s music is surprising sweet. Picture Lesley Gore covered in gore, or Roky Erickson & Wednesday Adams doing the Mashed Potatos at a sock hop in Hell and you’ll have some idea of what Bloody Death Skull sounds like. It’s old school bubblegum pop...
The Gentle Hits on Creating For The Right Reasons

The Gentle Hits on Creating For The Right Reasons

We got a chance to talk with scene veteran Ian Metzger (ex-Dear In The Headlights) about his new band The Gentle Hits and what he's learned as a musician in Phoenix.
YACHT on Festivals, The Future, & Making Music For Xenomorphs

YACHT on Festivals, The Future, & Making Music For Xenomorphs

“Renaissance man”, like genius, is a bestowed label that gets overused. There are far more Leonardo Ninja Turtles out there in the world than there are Leonardo Da Vincis. That isn’t the case with the duo of Claire Evans and Jona Bechtolt, the polymath brains behind YACHT. Not only has the pair released astonishing albums...
Soft Deadlines, redactions, and the modern intelligence state

Soft Deadlines, redactions, and the modern intelligence state

It’s common enough to go check out a local band, and find some musicians that clearly got a handle on their craft and a cohesive sound.  But every once in a while one of those damned hooks get stuck in your head and you just have to go home with a copy.  After repeated exposure,...